Mary Lou Retton is currently competing on Season 27 of Dancing with the Stars. Mary Lou already proved she has moves when Dancing with the Stars premiered on Monday, September 24 at 8PM ET\/PT on ABC. RELATED LINK: 'DANCING WITH THE STARS' PROS AND THEIR SIGNIFICANT OTHERS: WHO'S DATING OR MARRIED TO WHOM!? (PHOTOS) However, the following night, Mary Lou and her professional partner Sasha Farber were one of five couples in jeopardy of elimination. After earning 19 points during the debut performance show for their cha cha routine, the couple had to dance again on Tuesday night, adding 21 points to their initial score. With a total score of 40 points from Dancing with the Stars judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli, Mary Lou and Sasha were declared safe -- and Nikki Glaser went home instead. Curious to learn more about this Dancing with the Stars contestant, who will grace the ballroom with her presence once again on October 1? Below is a list of 5 facts Reality TV World has compiled about Mary Lou Retton: RELATED LINK: 'THE BACHELOR' FRANCHISE COUPLES NOW: WHO IS STILL TOGETHER?? (PHOTOS) - Mary Lou competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics, and she became the first American woman to win a gold medal in gymnastics, scoring two perfect 10s along the way. - Mary Lou won five medals during the 1984 Olympics, the most won by any athlete during that summer's games. - She was the first woman to ever appear on the iconic Wheaties box, and in 1997, she was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. - Mary Lou retired from competitive gymnastics in 1986 and then served as a commentator for NBC at the 1988 Olympics. - The mother of four is a motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson who travels the world as a "Fitness Ambassador," promoting the benefits of proper nutrition and regular exercise.