The UCLA gymnast - best known for the 'perfect 10' gymnastics routines that have taken the world by storm - ditched the leotards to bare all in the latest edition of the 'The Body' issue. The ESPN initiative celebrates the different physiques of athletes around the world, with a particular focus on stars in American sport. Ohashi told CNN in an interview last month about her experiences with body-shaming. The year-old has now exposed those hidden parts in spectacular style, with her photoshoot a gravity-defying celebration of her body. The directors of the photoshoot set up trampolines for the gymnast, capturing her in full flight in a series of eye-catching snaps. Ohashi's impressive cameo in 'The Body' issue left fans in awe on social media. Katelyn is the role model we need. She comes along to show that we are all beautiful inside and out.
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By Danielle Zoellner For Dailymail. Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi has posed nude for ESPN's September Body Issue, which will be the magazine's final printed issue as it moves towards a digital platform for readers. The year-old Seattle, Washington, native went viral on social media in January after competing Collegiate Challenge for her team — University of California , Los Angeles. Her performance on the floor earned her a perfect 10 and stunned fans around the world.
Katelyn Ohashi discusses the physical and mental challenges she has faced in gymnastics and the floor routine that made her a viral sensation. To see interviews, pictures, videos and more, visit our full gallery. I started gymnastics when I was 3 years old. My mom used to say I did cartwheels in her stomach. I would never get out of the gym, and when I was at home I'd set up mini-tramps behind the couch and flip over them. It was so much fun. I became an elite gymnast when I was 12 years old, and everything became less about me and what I wanted and more for everyone around me. The Olympics was the ultimate goal, but it was never my goal.
Remember back in January when former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi delivered her jaw-dropping floor routine that earned her a perfect If not, watch it here ASAP. In the interview that accompanies her totally badass photo shoot, Ohashi, 22, revealed that she has a skin condition called granuloma annulare. The condition "covers my entire body," she said, referring to the bumps on her body in the photos. Ohashi said the condition doesn't affect her, but that people will ask her about it. She added that she used to feel "ashamed" of the marks, and that she "didn't like posting pictures in my swimsuit or showing my stomach. But now, Ohashi feels a sort of duty to share her condition. And in doing so, she's also helped others do the same. Why should we have to hide? The condition is not cancerous or contagious, per the GARD.