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Aly Raisman -- U.S. Olympic Gymnastics gold medalist, Needham native, and now global icon -- will be back in the spotlight on Comcast SportsNet New England as the subject of the network'Âs exclusive 30-minute documentary feature Aly Raisman: Bringing Home Gold presented by Poland Spring which will debut Monday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m.
Aly, who has risen to worldwide stardom after her extraordinary performance at the 2012 London Olympics, was previously the feature of a 3-part documentary series Aly Raisman: Quest for Gold on Comcast SportsNet New England in early July. The series highlighted her journey through nine months of intense training and culminated with her qualifying announcement at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Bringing Home Gold completes the 2012 Olympic story of this Gymnastics sensation with an exclusive, up-close-and-personal look. The show commences with a recap of Aly'Âs Olympic performance in London which earned her two gold medals and a bronze. With unprecedented access to Aly'Âs life over the past several weeks, the documentary follows the gymnast as she returns to Massachusetts from LondonÂ having left Needham as a local star and returning as an international superstar. Comcast SportsNet captures Aly as she greets her hometown, travels through the media circuit, shakes hands with other celebs, and other happenings as she is thrust into her new life as a star. Bringing Home Gold is centered around an exclusive one-on-one sit-down interview with Aly in which she talks about her Olympic and post-Olympic experiences.
Video: CSNNE. Directed by Torey Champagne.