Make a comment Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News 2020 Rose Parade Co-Grand Marshal Laurie Hernandez Withdraws From U.S. Gymnastics Championships After Injury By ANDY VITALICIO Published on Monday, June 7, 2021 | 5:03 pm STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 17 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. HerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyZac Efron Is Dating A New Hottie?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribe STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Top of the News Business News More Cool Stuff Courtesy: Laurie Hernandez Twitter AccountLaurie Hernandez, the 20-year-old gymnast from Old Bridge Township, New Jersey who was one of three celebrities announced as grand marshals of the 2020 Rose Parade, has withdrawn from the U.S. Gymnastics Championships after injuring her left knee during balance beam warm-ups on Friday, USA Gymnastics said.On Twitter last Friday, Hernandez tweeted:“Hey guys, was doing a dismount during meet warm-ups and hyperextended my knee. Unfortunately, we had to pull out of day 1, but we’re still keeping an open mind about day 2 and playing it by ear. not the way I thought this would go, but thank you for all the love and support.”When USA Gymnastics released the starting list for the second night of competition Sunday, Hernandez was not on it.“Due to Laurie’s recent knee injury, she and the medical team made the decision to withdraw from the competition,” USA Gymnastics said.Hernandez can petition for a spot in the U.S. Olympic Trials in three weeks.Hernandez earned Olympic Gold and Silver medals as a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team. A second-generation American, her grandparents are from Puerto Rico, making her the first U.S. born Latina to make the U.S. team since 1984.Following her win at the Summer Olympics, she earned another title: champion on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” In 2017, Hernandez became an inductee into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame and was recognized as the 2018 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Sports Biggest Kid.Along with Hernandez, who turns 21 on Wednesday, Academy Award winner Rita Moreno and actress Gina Gomez were also named co-grand marshals of the 2020 Rose Parade.