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Olympic gold medal winner and author Aly Raisman, The Rivers School visit
November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday, November 16th 2017 @ 7pm
Aly Raisman – “Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything”
Author reading, Q&A, and book signing
This Wellesley Books event will take place at The Rivers School, 333 Winter St, Weston, MA 02493
Aly Raisman, Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast, presents Fierce, the inspiring story of her life before, during, and after her remarkable performances in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
Please note that this is a ticketed event. Tickets are $20.18 and include a copy of the book. Buy tickets in-store, by phone at 781-431-1160, or online at store.wellesleybooks.com. Please also note that this Wellesley Books event will take place at The Rivers School, 333 Winter St, Weston, MA 02493.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a “mommy & me” gymnastics class. No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she’d be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams.
Honest and heartfelt, frank and funny, Aly’s story is enhanced with never-before-published photos, excerpts from the personal journals she’s kept since childhood that chronicle memorable moments with her teammates, and hard-won advice for readers striving to rise above challenges, learn to love themselves, and make their own dreams come true.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Aly Raisman is a gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast who captained the U.S. team to victories in 2012 and 2016. She has won six Olympic medals overall, and was a member of two gold-medal-winning World Championships teams. A native of Needham, Massachusetts, Aly’s love for the sport can be traced back to a “mommy & me” gymnastics class she took as an eighteen-month-old. Aly is a leader on and off the floor, and a fierce advocate for body positivity.