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Katelyn Ohashi

Katelyn Michelle Ohashi is an American artistic gymnast. She is a four-time member of USA Gymnastics’ Junior National Team and the 2011 junior national champion. Recently, a video of her went viral for a perfect 10 performance.

Here are some facts about Kately Ohashi including her net worth, career, early life and many more.

1. Katelyn Ohashi net worth is under review at the moment.

There aren’t many details into what type of earnings that Ohashi has been able to make. Yet, she has had accomplishments such as winning the collegiate title at the 2018 Pac-12 gymnastics championships through a Michael Jackson themed performance.

Many websites on the Internet list her net worth to be in the range of $100,000 to $700,000 but we have no idea how she earned that amount of money. Her net worth is under review at the moment.

2. Early Life

Katelyn Ohashi was born April 12, 1997, in Seattle, Washington. Her mother Diana Ohashi was a high school gymnast and is an inspiration to Katelyn. She studied at Plano Senior High School and would later study at the University of California, Los Angeles where she is majoring in gender studies.

3. Her Career in Gymnastics

She started training with an eye of being a professional at the encouragement of her parents when she was only twelve years old at the Great American Gymnastics Express(GAGE). That same year she joined, she made her debut at the 2009 Junior Olympic National Championships finishing first on floor exercise. The next year, she competed at the National Championships and won the bars title, placed third in the all-around and tied for fourth on floor.

In 2011, she helped the U.S. win the City of Jesolo Trophy and won an individual gold medal on floor. This was a year of domination for her as she was able to successfully get one accomplishment after another. In an international meet the next year, she would win five gold medals at the 2012 Pacific Rim Championships.

Moving on to 2013, she won that year’s American Cup but ended up with a shoulder injury that needed surgery. That would be a big blow to her career as it wiped out all the momentum that she was carrying and also was unable to perform for the rest of the year.

She came back in 2015 by playing at Level 10 and started to get her career back on track. She has been a part of the UCLA Bruins gymnastics team since 2015 and has had several improvements if we are to jumpstart to today. At the 2019 Collegiate Challenge, she earned perfect 10s for a floor routine to an R&B and pop hits medley that she was performing for the second time. This would be the video that became viral.

4. Katelyn Ohashi height of 5’1″ is normal among Gymnasts.

 

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Katelyn Ohashi doesn’t look a tall woman. She stands only 5 feet 1 inch and weighs 48 kg or 106 pounds. However, her height of 151 cm is normal among the professional gymnasts. We can agree that normal gymnasts appear to be shorter than the woman their age. Simone Biles is only 4 feet 8 inches tall making her the shortest U.S. athlete. Brazilian gymnast Flavia Lopes Saraiva is only 4’4” tall. Just to let it know Aly Raisman who is 5 feet 2 inches is one of the tallest female gymnasts on Team USA. Comparing with the height of all those pros, Katelyn height of 5 feet 1 inch doesn’t make her look short now.

5. Katelyn also runs a blog where she writes about body image and health issue topics.

Ohashi has a WordPress site called Behind the Madness alongside her classmate and friend named Maria Caire. The focus of the site is based upon “the various body-image issues athletes endure.” She has also faced some criticisms in terms of her body-image as an athlete and is empowered enough to be able to raise a perspective upon it. She encourages readers to focus more on what you believe in rather than being the football of other people’s opinions.

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