Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman may be known for her impressive skills on the beam, but this time she's making headlines for another reason.
The photo shoot is a part of Sports Illustrated Swim's "In Her Own Words" project , which aims to showcase women delivering empowering survival messages.
The Olympian has openly spoken out about the abuse she experienced from USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and channeled her experience of being a survivor into inspiring other women to speak up as well.
The photo shoot features Rasiman completely nude , with words and phrases of empowerment such as "survivor" and "fierce" written all over her body.
This shoot is a testament to Raisman's resilience, and especially moving after her role in speaking out at the trial of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
Not only was this a long overdue opportunity to confront her abuser, but Raisman delivered a strong and inspiriting message that resounded among courtroom walls.
On Jan. 25, Raisman appeared alongside actress Yara Shahidi and singer Rachel Platten as a part of Arie's #ArieReal campaign.
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