When we see gymnasts flying in the air and stretching their body for a routine, we couldn’t help but be amazed by their flexibility. It takes a lot of work and practice for them to perfect a routine. So, at a young age kids are being trained to hone their talents.
The term gymnastics was derived from a Greek word that means to exercise naked. This is applied to all exercises performed by male athletes inside a gymnasium. They were often naked as they exercise which the meaning of the word came about.
It was Friedrich Ludwig Jahn who was credited for the spread of gymnastics throughout the world.
Today, gymnastics includes both men and women. It has become a popular sport that many kids are trying it out. Besides, it is pretty cool to watch gymnasts move their bodies effortlessly. It must have taken them hours of practice to perfect a routine.
One performance has everyone shocked due to her impressive routine.
And you should not miss out on her performance.
Katelyn Ohashi is a gymnast at UCLA. She has been on the gymnastics team since 2015 and has competed as a member of the team previously. She has won numerous awards from her performance.
Unfortunately, Katelyn has to take a break due to injuries she acquired from a car accident that involved fracturing her back as well as both her shoulders.
But, it didn’t stop her from giving up her dream.
She had been a gymnast for years and an injury wouldn’t stop her from performing. She put a lot of time and effort into her work for it to be forgotten.
A performance that made the crowd gasp in joy
Now, Katelyn is back and she is ready for a performance of a lifetime. She gave all her best moves and it was a sight to see.
Her performance consisted of a carefully planned routine and a mixture of R&B and soulful songs. Some of those songs were Michael Jackson’s most popular and hit songs.
To match the beat of the music, Katelyn threw in a few quick dance moves. The whole routine was planned to perfection with her coaches. She was in it to show everyone that she was back and she’s claiming her title.
Watching her perform, everyone can see that there was no ounce of nervousness. her routine showcased her contagious energy. She was so happy to be back that everyone can feel her it through her performance.
The UCLA Gymnastics page on Twitter even shared a video of Katelyn’s routine. In the post, they said,
“A 10 isn’t enough for this floor routine by Katelyn Ohashi.”
And everyone agrees!
The school’s gymnastics team weren’t the only ones blown away by Katelyn’s performance. Everyone loved it that they couldn’t stop talking about her.
You can even hear the fans cheering and applauding her in the background. They were so inspired and proud of her!
A social media sensation
Once the video was posted on social media, it went viral. Everyone around the world loved Katelyn’s performance! As you watch her perform, you couldn’t help but also dance to the beat of the music.
Newbie gymnasts look up to her.
She showed everyone that despite the injuries she acquired, she can still perform and reach her dreams. Maybe one day, we’ll see her in the Olympics too.
Her perfect score helped her team rank 1 in the gymnastics competition known as the Collegiate Challenge.
Katelyn has gone through a lot. No wonder people all around the world admire her. Do check out her school’s page to watch more of her performance.
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Source:UCLA Gymnastics on Twitter