Aly Raisman is an American gymnast. She was a part of the US gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
In 2012, Aly signed on with Poland Spring water as an endorser.
Aly's favorite foods are watermelon and yogurt.
Aly is a member of the Brestyan's American Gymnastics Club.
Aly was the team captain for the 2012 US Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team.
Aly's favorite book is The Pact by Jodi Picoult.
Aly's supports the Special Olympics.
Aly's favorite shows are: Pretty little liars, The Ringer, and Dance Moms.
Aly is a Boston Bruins fan.
Aly's role model is Taylor Swift.
Aly has four younger siblings.
Aly's height: 5ft 2 inches.
Aly, along with the other members of the US Olympic Women's Gymnastics Team, was featured on the August 2012 cover of Sport's Illustrated.
Aly's Olympic Medal Count:
2 Gold (Team and Floor Exercise)
1 Bronze (Balance Beam)
Aly is of Jewish descent. She expressed her heritage while performing her floor excercise at the 2012 Olympics with the Jewish song "Hava Nagila".
Aly's first year of competition was in 2009.
Aly's parents are Lynn and Rick Raisman.
Aly's head coach is Mihai Brestyan.
Aly: (on her Jewish heritage) I did have a bat mitzvah, I've just been training so much that I am not going to temple right now, but when I was younger, I did and I liked to participate, and liked the holidays with my family. When I am not at workout we do celebrate the holidays together.
Aly: (on inspiring future gymnasts) I hope that we all inspired all those girls, because I used to be that little girl who watched them and wanted to be like them.
Aly: (on her song choice of Hava Nagila at the 2012 Olympics) I am Jewish, that's why I wanted that floor music.
Aly: (on the issue of the OIC not observing the deaths of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games) If there had been a moment's silence. I would have supported it and respected it.
Aly: (on how she got involved in gymnastics) I got involved when I was two years old when my mom put me in mommy and me classes, I always had a lot of energy so it was the perfect fit! I have always loved it ever since!