“I think right now my main goal is to become part of the floor lineup.”
That was UCLA senior gymnast Sophina DeJesus’ goal last year. As UCLA Athletics’ “Bruin Banter” interviewer Samantha Peszek noted, Sophina was already a great dancer at the time.
It’s a year later, and guess what? Sophina reached that goal — and the Internet has reason to be thankful.
Not only did one of her recent floor routines include impressively powerful traditional tumbling like this:
And she made the crowd do this: