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Laurie Hernandez Biography
Laurie Hernandez is an American artistic gymnast, she is well known for being an Olympic gold medalist, and as well the youngest champion-ever Dancing with the Stars. Laurie won silver in the individual balance beam competition and secured gold in the team all-around competition during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Hernandez won season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy. In 2017, Hernandez was on an episode of Stuck In The Middle.
Laurie Hernandez Age -Laurie Hernandez Birthday
She was born on 9th of June 2000, Bridge Township, New Jersey. She is 18 years old as of 2018.
Laurie Hernandez Family – Laurie Hernandez Parents
She is born to her parents Anthony and Wanda Hernandez. She is the youngest of three children. Her mother is a social worker who has also served in the Army Reserves and her father is a court officer in New Jersey. Her siblings, brother Marcus and sister Jelysa, were all athletic from a young age as from an early age.
Laurie Hernandez Boyfriend
Laurie is very trustworthy when it’s about her personal life. Although she has kept his love life a secret. She once gave advice related to love on 17 August 2018, while talking with Health Magazine, she advised the people who were struggling with self-love.
Laurie Hernandez Education
She got enrolled at Abeka Academy High School in Old Bridge with her sister, Jelysa, and a brother, Marcus. She later joined the Rutgers University and graduated in 2018.
Laurie Hernandez Gymnastics – Laurie Hernandez Career
Hernandez got signed up for gymnastics classes in her hometown of Old Bridge when she was six years old her. She got introduced to Maggie Haney, who would become her coach and manager. She started attending the USA Gymnastics development camps at age nine where she excelled. She was then sidelined with injuries that included a dislocated right kneecap and a fractured wrist In 2014.
She got back in action after her injury and performed in four competitions, where she won medals in every event and an all-around gold. In the junior gymnastics, the champion didn’t qualify for the U.S. team for the world championships because of her age at the time, in 2015. She made her comeback as a senior gymnast and she won the bronze medal in the all-around at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Italy, among others in 2016.Laurie Hernandez Photograph
She competed in San Jose, California for a spot on Team U.S.A. Known for her signature dance moves, effervescent personality, and expressive face, she as well captivated the audience and judges, on July 2016. She made to the qualifying for the team, and she was to will join Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles and Madison Kocian at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in August 2016.
Summer Olympic Games 2016
While she was 16, and being the youngest member of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team, she announced that she would turn professional days before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio. She delivered impressive performances having scored 15.100 on the vault, 15.233 on the balance beam and 14.833 on floor exercise, helping the U.S. win gold.
She shared the victory with Biles, Douglas, Raisman and Kocian, a team which calls themselves “The Final Five. The Final Five are the third American women’s gymnastics team to win gold, following team victories in 1996 and also in 2012.
She went on winning a silver medal in the individual balance beam event with a poised performance that earned her a score of 15.333. Her teammate Biles, who was expected to win gold in the event, faltered on the beam and took the bronze while Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands took gold.
She becomes favorite by her fans, and her expressive face and exuberance have earned her the nickname “The Human Emoji.”She was then chosen to be part of the Season 23 cast of Dancing With the Stars, partnering with Val Chmerkovskiy. In November 2016, Hernandez and Chmerkovskiy won the competition, beating out Canadian race car driver James Hinchcliffe and his partner, Sharna Burgess.
Laurie Hernandez Training
As the 2020 Olympics is nearing she cannot wait for the gymnastics competition to air. She settles with the second-best option to get her gymnastics fix: speaking with two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez about how she’s preparing for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
She has taken time off traveling and enjoy life, She shared with POPSUGAR that she’s excited to begin competing by 2019. “It’s definitely not going to be any easier, but I think going to a previous Olympics will help me because I have more experience,” Laurie told POPSUGAR. Although she feels a little bit of pressure to have new and exciting routines that are just as good, or better, than her ones in Rio, Laurie is currently focused on her training.
She told POPSUGAR that she’s been spending more time in a regular gym than in a gymnastics facility due to her travels. “My workouts at a regular gym have changed to make sure that they’re preparing me to get back into gymnastics . . . I’m doing a lot of HIIT workouts and some cardio,” said Laurie.
Most of her HIIT workouts incorporate bodyweight exercises, She says that she’s been adding weights into the mix to strengthen her knees. “Having to tumble and pound on my knees so much as a gymnast, squatting with heavy weight has helped a lot with the amount of pressure on my knees.”
Laurie Hernandez Dancing With The Stars
Since she the moment she was announced as a cast member of ( Dancing with the Stars), the hype was big for gold medal-winning Olympian Laurie Hernandez. She had killer moves on the balance beam On the first week she started off by doing a cha cha to Bonnie McKee’s “American Girl,” Hernandez and her partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, earned a 31/40, tying with James Hinchcliffe and Sharna Burgess for the highest score of the night.
The following week, she and Chmerkovskiy upped their score by a point, to 32, with a jive to the theme of Duck Tales. Which as well again the highest score of the night. On the 3rd week, it was a tango for which the pair scored an impressive 31 points. However, they failed to nab the top spot on the leaderboard for the first time, coming in a point short to Calvin Johnson Jr. and Lindsay Arnold.Laurie Hernandez Dancing With The Stars
For Cirque de Soleil night, Hernandez and Chmerkovskiy did a near-perfect jazz routine to Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel.” The judges loved it so much so, they gave the pair the season’s first perfect score. Next, the two danced to Katy Perry’s Olympic anthem “Rise” in honor of Hernandez’s incredibly memorable year. That was a tough week for Hernandez doing her first-ever paso doble and she and Chmerkovskiy took a bit of a scoring dip, down to 25/30. It was hardly a bump in the road for this power couple, however. For Latin night, they raised it was back to their tip-top scores: 37/40 for a salsa.
Hernandez and Chmerkovskiy “went to prom” together and back to the 1960s for decades week with a quickstep. Though It didn’t score quite as high as they would have liked two 8s and two 9s. Halloween was also celebrated on Dancing with the Stars with a waltz from the pair. It went off without a hitch, earning the couple their second perfect score of the entire competition.
The pair did two dances, the first, a foxtrot, and the second, a samba, they managed to pull off two perfect scores — despite the sad news that Hernandez lost her grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease that week. After the pair had an emotional performance, Hernandez was off to the finals and survived round one, ultimately winning the Mirrorball trophy on the Nov. 22 season finale.
she said after the announcement “I just want to thank everyone for their support and riding along with this crazy roller coaster of my life,” Hernandez said after the big announcement. “My goal is just to inspire others as I go on with my journey and thanks for being there for me.”
Laurie Hernandez Weight
She stands at a height of 4′ 9″ (1.45 m) and weighs about 112 lbs.
Her measurements could be estimated as follows:
- Bra Cup Size: 32B
- Bust Size: 32
- Waist Size: 24″
- Hips Size: 33″
- Shoe Size: 7
Laurie Hernandez Net Worth
Laurie has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Laurie Hernandez Quotes
- going to the Olympics and being Hispanic, until I would be in an autograph session, and parents would come up to me and say, ‘You know, our family is so proud of you, you’re really doing Hispanics proud.’
- No matter what race or color you are, you can aspire to do something great.
- We’re all different, so even though someone is getting a skill before you, it doesn’t mean that you’re not good enough; it just means you have to wait a little bit, and the skill will come when it comes.
- I love my height because when I’m doing gymnastics, it really benefits the sport – and also, I think being short is kind of cute.
- The big cheat meal will be cookies and cream milkshake.
- I don’t see it as the pressure at all. I see it as such an honor to just in some sort of way represent Puerto Rico and Hispanics and all the girls out there.
- Life has been a really big whirlwind, but it’s been a lot of fun. I travel so much, and I’m constantly doing things that I love, but it’s just me.
- The thing that makes me feel the most confidence is definitely my smile. I like that my smile and my facial expressions really show what I’m feeling, and my smile is the best way to show that I’m happy.
Laurie Hernandez Book
Having won a gold medal in the Olympic gymnast and bestselling author she comes a picture book about chasing your dreams and never giving up. Hernandez tells the story of Zoe, a little girl who dreams of flying and becoming a gymnast. When Zoe sees a gymnast on TV, she relates gymnastics with flying. But when she first goes to class and falls off the balance beam, she then realizes that following her dreams is harder and scarier than she thought.
Through her book heartwarming and inspirational story, featuring vibrant art from Nina Mata, Laurie imparts important lessons she learned on her way to Olympic glory. You always have to get back up and try again, and you always have to believe in yourself.
U.S. Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez is only 19 but she’s already mastered these 3 financial skills
Laurie Hernandez is only 19, but she’s already a two-time Olympic medalist and New York Times bestselling author — and that just scratches the surface of all her accomplishments. “There’s definitely been a lot that’s happened since the 2016 Olympics, but it’s a lot that I had always hoped for as a little kid,” Hernandez tells CNBC Make It.
Since the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, where she won a gold medal in the team event and silver on the balance beam, Hernandez has kept busy. She released two books: a memoir, “I Got This: To Gold and Beyond,” and a children’s book, “She’s Got This.” Hernandez also won season 23 of “Dancing with the Stars” and co-hosted the first season of “American Ninja Warrior Junior.”
More recently, Hernandez partnered with eye-care company Alcon for a new campaign called “Eye Can, Eye Will.” She earned national media attention during the Rio Olympics for her habit of whispering “I got this ” to herself, and she hopes others create their own words of encouragement with the Mantra Maker at EyeCanEyeWill.com.
The 19-year-old isn’t just a master of mantras, she’s also very thoughtful about her finances. She knows the importance of saving for retirement early, even though she says “I don’t think I’m going to be retiring any time soon.” While winning an Olympic gold medal or Mirrorball trophy may be out of reach for the majority of Americans, you can easily follow Hernadez’s three key financial tips below.
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