Katelyn Ohashi Was the Best Gymnast in the World, Until She Wasn’t | The Players' Tribune

  • Published: 08 August 2018
  • UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi talks about why she decided to quit the elite gymnastics circuit in order to go to college. The 2018 NCAA gymnastics champ shares her struggles with injuries, self image issues, and happiness while competing full-time. Ohashi talks about the influence her coach, UCLA's Miss Val, has had on her rediscovering her love for the sport.

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Comments • 8 952

  • Music & Film
    Music & Film  55 minutes back

    She was saying she was fat but shes so fricken skinny wth

    • Andrea Carballo
      Andrea Carballo  1 hours back

      Muy lindo mirar esas chicas espetacular son increibles las felisito me encanta bendiciones mil para todas ellas

      • Air_YT
        Air_YT  2 hours back

        I got to meet Katelyn at a gymnastics camp over the summer!!!! She’s really nice and she isn’t fat whatsoever

        • Ramit Inyah
          Ramit Inyah  7 hours back

          Her body is thick & sexy af. Trust me, NO men were complaining, the only ones giving her shit were fucking jealous bitches.

          • uctcde
            uctcde  9 hours back

            Great story, and your not a baby bird anymore you are a curvaceous hot Phoenix so fly woman fly!!!!

            • Diane Willson
              Diane Willson  11 hours back

              Grew up as a dancer, understand the fat criticism
              You have to be anorexic or be fat shamed
              Great talent and thanks for sharing your story

              • Jason
                Jason  11 hours back

                Her at ten doing back springs and Ariel’s me at ten trying to balance the light

                • Jason
                  Jason  11 hours back

                  She reminds me of lil tay idkw

                  • shogun love
                    shogun love  13 hours back

                    She is a butterfly. She gorgeous💖💖

                    • Xx LolwolfxX
                      Xx LolwolfxX  14 hours back

                      She’s not fat at all.Shes got a body that don’t lie 😂

                      • Eduardo Lopez
                        Eduardo Lopez  15 hours back

                        You’re the most attractive out there, females just be jealous AF lol

                        • Janna Curry
                          Janna Curry  17 hours back

                          ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️Ms Ohashi♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️stay positive♥️♥️♥️♥️pull your strength from GOD♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️you are a beautiful young woman♥️♥️♥️set apart♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️one of GOD'S♥️♥️♥️chosen♥️♥️♥️in Jesus mighty name know your special♥️Amen Amen Amen

                          • Oliver von Beckerath
                            Oliver von Beckerath  18 hours back

                            That's what I call a true athlete. She does what she loves, not for money, not for recognition, but purely because she enjoys her passion 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

                            • M Watts- Riley
                              M Watts- Riley  18 hours back

                              Bitchez b crazzzy.

                              • lionessawaking42412
                                lionessawaking42412  21 hours back

                                You look healthy and strong to me, Katlyn. More Gymnast need to look like you.🙋🏾‍♀️🙋🏾‍♀️👍🏾👍🏾

                                • S G
                                  S G  22 hours back

                                  She is sooooooo beautiful and talented. People are just JEALOUS!

                                  • ChermBo
                                    ChermBo  1 days back

                                    Great video

                                    • hOt fOoD
                                      hOt fOoD  1 days back

                                      She's not fat, those were muscles

                                      • Sindy.Marie Baby
                                        Sindy.Marie Baby  1 days back

                                        She’s gorgeous actually.. when she hurt her back. So bring on “fat”.

                                        • el mariajin
                                          el mariajin  1 days back

                                          Fat? ummmmm where? She literally has a perfect body

                                          • Valerie Dema
                                            Valerie Dema  1 days back

                                            Where is the love button? ❤

                                            • SAvvy SAnara
                                              SAvvy SAnara  1 days back

                                              But she not even big tho she look mad good ion kno wat ppl be talkin bout they be trippin

                                              • KimEunAh 13
                                                KimEunAh 13  1 days back


                                                • Big Boy
                                                  Big Boy  1 days back

                                                  *She's doing way better than most of us. Leave her alone*

                                                  • Wyatt Earp
                                                    Wyatt Earp  1 days back

                                                    It's not an unusual occurrence , she is still an impressive figure in history! Bless her!

                                                    • SKITZ
                                                      SKITZ  1 days back

                                                      She's got the thighs and booty all us girls want. Toned belly and a thick booty. Far from fat.

                                                      • foody time
                                                        foody time  1 days back

                                                        Ok first she's not fat shes thick anyone making fun of her is jealous of her being thick and there not

                                                        • Alice Gordezky
                                                          Alice Gordezky  1 days back

                                                          I’m so happy you found your path. It took a lot of courage to make a change like that. I think this video will help a lot of people! ❤️

                                                          • Monita
                                                            Monita  1 days back

                                                            This girl has a clean execution not like Simone Biles

                                                            • Victor A Gomez
                                                              Victor A Gomez  1 days back

                                                              As I have always said; Life is just like a ladder.... Always somebody above us.

                                                              • Capt'n Tread
                                                                Capt'n Tread  2 days back

                                                                I'm so tired of these whiny little bitches. Shes so fucking beautiful and shes not happy? If she lost one pound she would be too skinny. The other girls are just jealous because she has beautiful legs and a nice ass...

                                                                • Tru DeSoto
                                                                  Tru DeSoto  2 days back

                                                                  She's still a great athlete. She and Simone Biles can take turns OWNING this sport......as long as people don't harass and nitpick them to death.

                                                                  • tinger express
                                                                    tinger express  2 days back

                                                                    Am a fan you are 👌🏻👏🏻🤙🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻😻😻😻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻👸🏻🤸🏻‍♂️🤸🏻‍♂️🤸🏻‍♂️🤸🏻‍♂️🤸🏻‍♂️🥇🥇🥇🥇🏅🏅🏅🎖🎖🎖🏆🏆🏆🏆🎗🎗

                                                                    • Gabs
                                                                      Gabs  2 days back

                                                                      I’m fat and talentless so I should probably kill myself

                                                                      • Emma Dooley
                                                                        Emma Dooley  2 days back

                                                                        Don’t Kristen to what they say u do u it doesn’t matter what other people think

                                                                        • Sarah Ebndaoud
                                                                          Sarah Ebndaoud  2 days back

                                                                          Your pretty perfect ♡

                                                                          • Sarah Ebndaoud
                                                                            Sarah Ebndaoud  2 days back

                                                                            These fans are so dumb

                                                                            • [Rise] vRxge
                                                                              [Rise] vRxge  2 days back

                                                                              Tbh she looked better after she got injured

                                                                              • Jace Woods
                                                                                Jace Woods  2 days back

                                                                                Until Simone Biles 🤔🤔

                                                                                • Ylva Geier Daatland
                                                                                  Ylva Geier Daatland  2 days back

                                                                                  You are not big you are beautiful♥️😻😽

                                                                                  • Terde!
                                                                                    Terde!  2 days back

                                                                                    I don't get it. she is beautiful and incredibly talented. NOT FAT! Wow, dang people can be incredibly critical. They need to get up there and subject themselves to that kind of mental and physical discipline. You go girl!

                                                                                    • Missus Shopping
                                                                                      Missus Shopping  2 days back

                                                                                      She is healthy not fat

                                                                                      • Lauren McKeand
                                                                                        Lauren McKeand  2 days back

                                                                                        She’s still skinny her thighs are bigger so what she’s amazing.

                                                                                        • James Arsenault
                                                                                          James Arsenault  2 days back

                                                                                          shes impressive and she rocks

                                                                                          • Ashley  Nguyen
                                                                                            Ashley Nguyen  2 days back

                                                                                            No you are not fat. Be confident dont worry about it. Yur beautiful and I wish I had a body like u babe

                                                                                            • Δημητριος Αθυμαριτης

                                                                                              It reminds me a movie ....its exactly the same

                                                                                              • cookies. xxx
                                                                                                cookies. xxx  2 days back

                                                                                                She's so not fat it's all muscle there's nothing wrong with her body her body is perfect

                                                                                                • Saidakine
                                                                                                  Saidakine  2 days back

                                                                                                  She is not fat she is normal looking like most college gymnast, she is tiny actually. Elite gymnast have to do something abnormal to look so prepubescent in their teens and even 20’s.