Danielle is met at the airport in Washington, D.C. by a Best Buddies themed Audi, the exclusive automotive sponsor of Best Buddies International.
Danielle is excited to meet Anthony Shriver, the Founder and Chairman of Best Buddies International. Best Buddies International works to create opportunities of friendship and employment for people with intellectual and development disabilities.
Danielle spends the day at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge in Washington, D.C. with Miss Maryland USA 2011, Allyn Rose, Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2011, Imani Bentham, and Lauren Potter, star of the hit show “Glee.”
Danielle is ready to cheer on the cyclists at the starting line of the 100K ride at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge.
During the 5K run at the Audi Best Buddies Challenge, Danielle takes in the sights of Washington, D.C. and poses in front of the US Capitol Building.
Danielle is happy to see Katherine Schwarzenegger for the first time since the 2011 Miss Teen USA Pageant. Katherine was a part of the judging panel that chose Danielle as Miss Teen USA!
After the final races of the day, Danielle helps hand out medals to the buddies.
Moments before the tandem bicycle race, Danielle receives some last minute tips from a bike pro.
Despite a minor bike accident, Danielle and her buddy finish the race!