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Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez to visit Indianapolis next Friday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Gymnast, Olympic medalist and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez will be visiting the Hoosier State next week! She will join Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Jordan Chiles and MyKayla Skinner, among others on the Gold Over America Tour. The tour will visit Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Oct. 22. News 8’s Randall Newsome spoke with Hernandez ahead of her visit.

Hernandez said there is a small group of elite gymnasts performing, and that she enjoys getting to hang out with the gymnasts before the show and in the dressing rooms.

She is the MC for the show, and said her throat is often soar after shows! Even though she’s not in the section, Hernandez said the tumbling section of the show is her favorite.

You can find more information on the Gold Over America tour and buy tickets here.

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