Monday, April 1, 2013
Burlington trained Olympic Gold Medalist Aly Raisman is back on ABC's dancing contest tonight.
It's no joke for Aly Raisman, the Raisman run on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" continues tonight. In case you missed last week, each of the three judges rated Raisman and Ballas' quickstep last week 8 out of 10, giving the duo 24 total points. Combined with the first week's score, she has 45 out of a possible 60 points. Raisman trained for the Olympics Gymnastics Team at the Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club in Burlington. She won two gold medals and a bronze medal for the U.S. Women’s Olympics at the 2012 London Games. No one was voted off last week--instead athlete Dorothy Hamill announced her decision to leave the competition because of a back injury. The teams two teams to beat are Zendaya Coleman and Val Chmerkovskiy with 50 …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Raisman performs on Dancing With the Stars tonight, with professional dancer Mark Ballas. Get to know him a bit better.
Aly Raisman is back on "Dancing With the Stars tonight," and seems to be doing well so far. She scored 21 points her first week, with 7 points from each of the three judges. This puts her in a three-way tie for second, along with Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough, and Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus. These teams are behind that of Zendaya Coleman and Val Chmerkovskiy who scored 24. Raisman, a Needham native, trained for the Olympics Gymnastics Team at the Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club in Burlington. She won two gold medals and a bronze medal for the U.S. Women’s Olympics at the 2012 London Games. The team of Alexandra and Mark will be training for the quickstep this week, along with three other teams. Last week, they performed the…
Friday, August 17, 2012
All of our coverage of yesterday's welcome home rally for Aly Raisman, and some extra content, all in one place.
The parking lot of Brestyan’s American Gymnastics Club was packed full of cheering fans of Olympian Aly Raisman for a welcome home rally in her honor yesterday. Raisman won two gold medals and a bronze medal for U.S. Women’s Olympics in gymnastics at the 2012 London Games. Raisman, 18, of Needham, returned to the United States on Monday and was at her home gym in Burlington yesterday. Well before she arrived at roughly 11:30 a.m., crowds of fans were already lining up to welcome her home and for a chance to get an autograph and picture with the gold-medal winner. When she did arrive, to Queen's "We are the Champions," the crowd went wild, swarming the police cruiser that delivered her to the event. Welcome home, we are happy to see you," …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Aly Raisman was welcomed by droves of fans and media back at her gym in Burlington.
Olympic gold and bronze medalist, Aly Raisman, of Needham, answered a few questions to a packed crowd of reporters today and signed autographs for a line of fans that snaked all the way around Brestyan's Gym in Burlington. Check out Patch's live coverage of the event. Were you there this morning? Tell us about it.