Mary lou retton is still recovering emotionally after divorcing her husband of nearly three decades earlier this year, she revealed monday on dancing with the stars prior to performing a tango to shame by elle king for monday's halloween night episode of the abc reality show,. Abc officially announced the season 27 cast of dancing with the stars on wednesday morning, and it had the regular assortment you might expect — actors, singers, former olympic athletes. Mary lou retton is an american retired gymnast and olympian she won gold, 2x bronze and 2x silver medals at the 1984 summer olympic games in los angeles retton is credited as the first american female gymnast to win gold in the all-around competition at the olympics. Mary lou retton is partnered with pro sasha farber today, retton is a renowned motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson who travels the world as a fitness ambassador, promoting the.
'dwts' season 27: gymnast mary lou retton, blind skier in new cast dancing with the stars returns this month with a new cast that includes a gymnast, comic, actor, musician and the contest's. Mary lou retton (born january 24, 1968) is a retired american gymnast at the 1984 summer olympics in los angeles, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals. A source tells et that olympian mary lou retton is joining the cast she turned 50 this year, but is in great shape and will definitely impress people with her flexibility and choreography, the.
Mary lou retton is going from the floor exercise to the dance floor she’s signed up for season 27 of “dancing with the stars,” which gets underway on monday night, september 24 the veteran. Mary lou retton on her last event of the all around competition at the 1984 olympic games she needed a 1000 to win the gold medal, and she did it twice she scored a perfect 10 on both her vaults. Mary lou retton with her daughter skyla in may 2018 (skyla / instagram) mary lou retton facts she was in the sophomore year of high school when she competed in the 1984 olympics and delivered a stunning haul that included a gold medal and 2 silver medals. Mary lou retton is not letting her recent setback bring her down during monday night’s dancing with the stars, the 50-year-old former olympic gymnast opened up about her painful divorce from.
Shannon kelley is a former american football quarterback he was the starting quarterback of the texas longhorns in the beginning of 1988 after graduating, he married olympian and popular american athlete mary lou retton and after pursuing a business career, went into college coaching. Mary lou retton won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals, in the 1984 olympics in los angeles. “dancing with the stars” contestant mary lou retton and husband shannon kelly have divorced after 27 years of marriage retton, a retired olympic gold medalist, opened up about the split to. The ballroom awaits mary lou retton, bobby bones, alexis ren, john schneider, demarcus ware and danelle umstead have joined the dancing with the stars season 27 cast, multiple sources confirm to. Mary lou retton just revealed that she and husband shannon kelley divorced earlier this year after 27 years of marriage the 50-year-old olympic gymnast shared the news during an upcoming episode.
Abc announced on wednesday the cast for its upcoming season of dancing with the stars, including nikki glaser, tinashe, mary lou retton and milo manheim. Mary lou retton kelley (born january 24, 1968) is a retired american gymnast at the 1984 summer olympics in los angeles, she won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals and two bronze medals her performance made her one of the most popular athletes in the united states. Retton won the hearts of americans at the 1984 summer olympics where she scored a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, along with two silver medals and two bronzes.
Mary lou retton catapulted to international fame by winning the all around gold medal in women's gymnastics at the 1984 olympic games in los angeles, becoming the first american woman ever to win. Mary lou retton, (born january 24, 1968, fairmont, west virginia, us), gymnast who was the first american woman to win an individual olympic gold medal in gymnastics at the 1984 summer olympic games in los angeles, retton achieved perfect scores in her final two events (the floor exercise and. Mary lou retton hopes to bring the dancing with the stars mirrorball trophy back to houston but thinks she's already picked up a big win with her foray onto the dance floor.