Gymnast Aly Raisman has her sights set on new goals! The 26-year-old famous Olympian just announced her brand new job one year after revealing she was retiring from the sport. Taking to her social media on Thursday, February 3, the brunette bombshell dropped the bomb on her fans without warning but it’s not far off her expertise.
Aly Raisman shocked everyone when she revealed she would not be competing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Of course, that was before the world shut down because of Covid-19.
In an emotional letter, Aly Raisman listed out the reasons why she was hanging up her hat after a decade as a gymnast and six Olympic medals. “The past 10 years have been such a whirlwind that I haven’t really processed all that has happened, and sometimes I wonder whether I ever will,” she wrote in the open letter on Instagram.
Stated she’s “lived a pretty fast-paced life,” Aly Raisman continued by writing, “sometimes I have to remind myself to slow down, unplug from technology and take the time to appreciate what I’ve experienced and learned.” Scroll for the big reveal!
Her big retirement news came in January 2020, just months before the Tokyo Olympics were scheduled. Since then, the event that only happens every four years has been postponed with many concerned it will be rescheduled again. Aly Raisman isn’t looking back, she’s only moving forward which she made clear on Thursday.
Taking to her social media, the former “Fierce Five” captain told her followers she was starting a shiny new position as a teacher instead of a student. Keep scrolling to read about her new job!
Appearing on-camera with little makeup on, Aly Raisman looked flawless wearing a black camisole with a gray blazer that she left completely unbuttoned. Leaving her professional attire wide open, the gymnast excitedly revealed the news. “I went to Woodward gymnastics camp as a young gymnast & had a blast. And now, I am SO thrilled to announce that I’m the Gymnastics Program Designer,” she wrote.
Revealing that campers will work on their gymnasts while being able to try other things like yoga, painting, etc. No doubt, Aly Raisman will help them with meditation too! Congrats!