College gymnast's perfect routine goes viral

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine has been viewed almost 40 million times online.
2:04 | 01/17/19

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We are back now with a gymnast who's taken the mat and the world by storm. We'll talk to Katelyn Ohashi live. That is just ahead but first janai Norman has a look. What an incredible story she has. It was absolutely incredible and so she had songs from the Jackson 5, Earth wind & fire and Tina turner so you already know the music was a hit and then Katelyn knocked it out of the park. Katelyn Ohashi has people all over the internet flipping out. ?????? the 21-year-old UCLA student tumbling into viral history with a floor routine full of gravity-defying flips, rocking dance moves. And perfect landings. The high-flying coed landing owl 10s from the judges. Her video scoring over 39 million views making her a viral sensation. Celebrities like Troy Aikman tweeting, congratulations. United States senator kamala Harris tweeting this is fantastic and UCLA gymnastics speaking for many of her newfound fans with their tweet, a 10 isn't enough. Gymnastics fans may remember Ohashi from the American cup in 2013 where she beat out future olympic gold medalist sim Katelyn Ohashi wins it. Reporter: But a fractured back, shoulder injuries and unhappiness on the professional circuit sent her in a new direction. It's not me standing on a podium with medals. It's me being able to walk out with a smile on my face. Reporter: Now she's found joy again as a college level powerhouse. ?????? and so Katelyn has been having a lot of fun responding to the tweets from the big names on social media, even promising tickets to some but that one move where she does the split, it's incredible. Awful it is. Her story is incredible. When you -- I can't wait. She will join us live in our next hour with her legendary coach, miss Val but she has been through it. Yeah. And to have that joy again, wow. Amazing.

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