DWTS Winner Laurie Hernandez Had 'Same Joy' Winning Mirror Ball as She Did Olympic Medals

The young gymnast appeared live on "GMA" Nov. 23.

— -- Laurie Hernandez now has a mirror ball trophy to shine alongside her Olympic gold.

"It felt amazing," Hernandez said this morning on "GMA." "I had that same joy as I had at the Olympics. It was such an accomplishing moment. It was exciting."

"I'm so grateful," she added.

Chmerkovskiy said Hernandez brought out the "youthful joy" in him as his dancing partner.

"To see that in a young person is very inspiring for anybody," he said. "She's really special, and I wanted to do a good job for her, and I hope I did."