Laurie Hernandez Doesn’t Miss A Beat In ‘The Nutcracker’ With NYC Ballet


Laurie Hernandez continues to win as the year comes to an end. The Olympic medalist recently teamed up with Teen Vogue for a “The Nutcracker” routine with The New York City Ballet.

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The Dancing With The Stars winner disclosed that she used to take ballet when she was younger. She gave credit to the art form and admitted to being sore for a couple days. Hernandez, who keeps a smile throughout the video, described how different ballet is in comparison to gymnastics. The Boricua athlete had this to say to Teen Vogue on her success: “Last year, I didn’t think I’d be doing anything I’m doing this year.”

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The 16-year-old gymnast has a great future ahead of her. Her memoir I Got This: To Gold & Beyond, is available for preorder and is set to release Jan. 24. The memoir will cover how she overcame injuries, defeated nerves and managed being home-schooled while training for the Olympics.

Check out the inspiring video below as Hernandez dances the whole routine through and doesn’t miss a beat.