Conceived in 1994, Aly Raisman began acrobatic at an early age and helped the U.S. vaulting crew win the 2011 World Championships. The next year, she won two gold decorations—one in the group rivalry and the other in the individual floor work out—and a bronze award on the pillar at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
In 2016, Raisman came back to the Olympics in Rio, winning silver decorations in the individual all-around last and floor practice and gold in the ladies’ acrobatic group rivalry. In 2017, Raisman uncovered she had encountered sexual maltreatment on account of previous group specialist Larry Nassar, and the next year she sued USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Following her Olympic victory, Raisman set to take a shot at her personal history, Fierce. Days before its planned discharge on November 14, 2017, the gold medallist talked about the book’s disclosure that she had been attacked by previous USA Gymnastics crew specialist Larry Nassar since age 15. An individual from the U.S. Olympic ladies’ acrobatic group, Aly Raisman began learning her game not long after she started strolling.
In a meeting with USA Gymnastics, she stated, “I was 2 years of age when my mother put me in mama and me classes. I generally had a great deal of vitality so it was the ideal fit!” At 10 years old, Raisman took her preparation to another level. She began working with Mihai and Sylvie Brestyan at their American Gymnastics Club in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Around the age of 14, Raisman had started to contend on a first-class level. She came in twelfth in general in junior rivalry at the 2009 Cover Girl Classic. That equivalent year, Raisman won the lesser vault occasion at the American Classic. On November 22, Nassar pleaded guilty to multiple charges of criminal sexual assault, spawning a lengthy tweet from Raisman.