The gymnastics world has no shortage of black women slaying the game. From history-making Olympic medalist Dominique Dawes to trailblazing Gabby Douglas, black women have really set things off in the demanding sport. Enter two college gymnasts at UCLA who are updating the form by bringing facets of black culture to the forefront of their routines.
Meet Sophina DeJesus, the gymnast rocking the bold blue box braids who will go down as one of the first gymnasts ever to incorporate the following dance moves in a floor routine:
Hit the Quan (after a full twist and landing in a split no-less)
All of which were packaged in one flawless floor routine. Don’t believe us? Watch below!
Oh and her teammate that made a dab motion after her routine is the equally talented Danusia Francis.
and she’s the star of her own routine set to The Weeknd’s “Earned It”.
Watch Danusia’s routine below!
Slay girls, slay!