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For Katelyn Ohashi, Viral Gymnastics Joy Was No Act
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:53pm
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Gymnastics at the highest levels is serious business: A minor stumble can mean losing a medal, and stepping out of bounds could keep you off the team entirely.

At a college meet over the weekend, Katelyn Ohashi of U.C.L.A. delivered a brilliant technical floor routine, with nary a step on her landings.
But a YouTube video of that performance has attracted millions of viewers not because of her skill level but rather the unabashed fun she seems to be having while doing it.

https://youtu.be/4ic7RNS4Dfo

    • gymnasts for many years. They understood from the beginning that they were never going to be Olympians. First of all, what it takes to get there is beyond belief and requires a devotion to just that... more
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