College gymnast suffers horrific injury

Samantha Cerio dislocates both knees during a routine, likely ending her gymnastics career. ABC News' Kenneth Moton reports.
1:50 | 04/09/19

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Let's see how high she lives right here a moment of competitive determination turning to agony in a flash. The injury itself too graphic to show callus Jim to cement the Syria walking out on the floor in hopes of scoring a perfect ten. But instead suffering a horrific injuries she is obviously in some things. The Auburn athlete ladies short on her beer refers tumbling pass dislocating both knees as she crumbled to the ground. Medics running up to help but he cast from blue flags and loading her to a Gurney before taking her to the hospital. Where she had surgery yesterday the injury severe enough to in cereals lifelong career the gymnasts. But the 22 year old is still staying positive Serio Ximian a message to her fans from the hospital thanking them for their support. Writing I am hanging up my grip so leaving the chalked behind. Before adding it may not have ended the way I plan a but nothing ever goes as planned. And this morning the aerospace engineering major is looking ahead with graduation just a month the way she already have a job lined up with Boeing. We're sure work on rockets in the meantime she says she's doing well and getting lots of rest. And she's also got a lot of support her teammates rallied behind her after the injury they started hash tag stick it for Sam's my gosh and even just thinking about that injury it makes me cringe inside she was attempting a blind landing right so she had no way of knowing that she hadn't completed the flip. Before hitting the ground but hearts go out to her and you know hoping her a speedy recovery even though her creators. Over and a big shout out from Charles Barkley during the post game on during the NCAA coverage last night he actually thought I wanna give her my love and say war eagle and so. A lot of support for this and again that she's got to get spirit and yes that she's going to. Move on with her life them but I'm pretty sure that this is obviously very tough for herself.

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