If you love Michael Jackson and gymnastics, then you’re going to love Katelyn Ohashi’s floor routine. The UCLA gymnast has gone viral with her incredible Michael Jackson routine, and it’s easy to see why she got a perfect score.
Gymnastics routines are always impressive. For us mere folk who can barely touch our toes, let alone do the splits, we can only watch on in awe. Watching a human being flip, tumble and soar through the air, is like watching a superhero in real life.
Katelyn Ohashi is certainly the making of a gymnastics superhero. Not to mention, she is ‘one to watch’ after her recent gymnastics routine went viral.
The internet is going wild for Katelyn Ohashi’s Michael Jackson routine
Performing to a mash-up of Motown classics, The University of California freshman left the crowd going wild at the Collegiate Challenge competition in Anaheim, California. She was competing with her school, and I think it’s safe to say that she did everyone proud. Her whole team run to embrace her after her stunning performance and high-five her from the sidelines.
Aside from her impressive gymnastic skills, what really sets Katelyn apart is her infectious joy. She smiles and enjoys herself the whole way through her routine, leaving the audience beaming along with her.
Before joining UCLA, Katelyn competed at the elite levels of gymnastics. However, a back and shoulder injury left her competing at a college level instead. However, despite her injuries, Katelyn says that she has never been happier in her life. Perhaps it was a blessing in disguise for her.
I think it’s safe to say that we are going to be seeing a lot more of Katelyn Ohashi in the future. She may have given up her dreams of becoming an Olympic hopeful, but her passion and talent will keep her competing wherever possible.
It’s impossible to describe just how awesome Katelyn Ohashi’s Michael Jackson routine is. So, you’ll have to watch it for yourself to understand.