Dancing With The Stars: Fierce Five Olympians To Join Shawn Johnson & Derek Hough In Freestyle

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USA's Fierce Five Hit The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards -- Getty Images
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USA's Fierce Five Hit The 2012 MTV Video Music Awards -- Getty Images

Shawn Johnson may not have been able to compete in the Summer Olympics, but her gymnastic pals are coming to "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars."

The Fierce Five - aka Team USA's gold medal-winning gymnasts Gaby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber -- will join Shawn and her professional partner, Derek Hough, when they perform their freestyle tonight on "Dancing with the Stars."

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Gaby also Tweeted about the news

"Hey guys be sure to watch DWTS to see me & the Fierce 5 in @ShawnJohnson & @DerekHough freestyle!" she wrote.

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Just last week, Shawn told Access Hollywood that making the "DWTS" finals - a spot she ended up securing last Tuesday night - would help make up for missing the Olympics after she retired due to injury.

"The past few years I've gone through... devoting every ounce of my energy into a comeback at the Olympics and not making it," she told Access last Monday night.

"I kind of signed on to this to give myself that feeling of success again," she continued. "I doubted myself after the Olympics that I could find that [feeling] in anything and if I can make it to the finale and do well, I will successfully have found that [feeling] again and I kind of need that."

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