The Joy of Perfection Web
: Katelyn Ohashi : BBC : January 19, 2019
Tired of politics and the endless struggles of mankind? How about a perfectly, and joyfully, executed gymnastics routine that has become the sports highlight of the moment.
SummaryKatelyn Ohashi is used to performing under pressure. But she admits that the level of attention she has received in the past week has felt “really different”.
The 21-year-old gymnast took the internet by storm after a video of her “perfect 10” floor routine went viral.
The clip of Katelyn perfectly executing seemingly gravity-defying flips and sassy dance moves has been viewed more than 60 million times, and made headlines around the world.
But what is it like to be at the centre of this whirlwind?