The world fell in love with Katelyn Ohashi 100 million times over when her joyful floor routine went viral. Since then, Katelyn has successfully leveraged the moment into becoming a sought after voice for the most empowered generation yet. A star in elite gymnastics long before she dominated the internet, Katelyn had the Olympics in her sightlines until an injury took her out. Through adversity, Katelyn found her voice and discovered her power. With a focus on gender studies at UCLA and exploring a range of art mediums, including photography and poetry, Katelyn found the confidence to share her story and struggles through writing and performing her poetry at open mic’s around LA. Now a graduate and ready to take on the world, Katelyn is a creative force and original voice primed to help inspire all people to embrace challenges, love themselves, find their voice and live an authentic, joyful and purpose driven life.
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