Olympic Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez.
On Sunday, Old bridge native Laurie Hernandez headed north to sign copies of her newly released book, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond, at Bookends in Ridgewood. What better place to kick off her upcoming book tour than in her home state?
While the gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars winner’s muscles are quite intimidating in person, we promise she lives up to her gentle yet bubbly persona. With a smile that lit up the room, Hernandez excitedly greeted her fans for the duration of the event. Seriously, could she be any more adorable?
Couldn’t make it to the book signing? Take a look at our gallery below!
Teresa Pyskaty | OMJ.comThe event brought an amazing turnout. People and fans remained enthusiastic as they waited there turn to meet the gold medalist.
Teresa Pyskaty | OMJ.comThe Galaxy Gymastic team came all the way from Orangeburg, NY to meet their idol.
Teresa Pyskaty | OMJ.comA fan with her autographed copy of Laurie Hernandez’s book after meeting the athlete.
Teresa Pyskaty | OMJ.comLaurie Hernandez with one of the hundreds of enthusiastic fans that came out for the book signing event.
Teresa Pyskaty | OMJ.comLaurie Hernandez’s book signing event held at Bookends in Ridgewood brought fans out in droves! This is only a portion of the crowd in attendance!+15