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Fierce Five appear in 2012 Macy’s Parade

The Fierce Five℠ – of Gabrielle Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber – were among the celebrities, performers, bands and floats that participated in the 86th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which was televised on NBC.

Also featured in the parade were Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida, The Wanted, Karmin, Neon Trees, Cody Simpson, Jimmy Fallon & the Roots, Chris Isaak and Don McLean, Trace Adkins, Jennette McCurdy, Mannheim Steamroller, The Muppets and the “Sesame Street” cast, Kidz Bop and Santa Claus.

A quick rundown of the parade’s numbers:

  • 1,600: Cheerleaders and dancers
  • 900: Clowns
  • 40: Novelty/ornament balloons, balloonicles, balloonheads and trycaloons
  • 36: Rockettes
  • 28: Floats
  • 16: Giant character balloons
  • 11: Marching bands
  • 1: Santa Claus