By Danielle Zoellner For Dailymail. Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi has posed nude for ESPN's September Body Issue, which will be the magazine's final printed issue as it moves towards a digital platform for readers. The year-old Seattle, Washington, native went viral on social media in January after competing Collegiate Challenge for her team — University of California , Los Angeles. Her performance on the floor earned her a perfect 10 and stunned fans around the world. Focused: The year-old Seattle native went viral in January for her floor routine during the Collegiate Challenge. Behind-the-scenes shots show the gymnast leaping around the room and demonstrating perfect splits mid-air, all while in the bare nude. The annual issue aims to celebrate the achievements of individual athletes while also showcasing their toned frames. The gymnast, who has since retired from the sport after finishing her final year with the UCLA Bruins women's gymnastics team — which she competed on for four years while attending the college. Posing nude for ESPN is a big deal for Katelyn, who has previously spoken about issues she has overcome with body shamers online. Stunning: Behind-the-scenes shots show Katelyn leaping through the air and posing in water for the new issue.
Cambage promoting body positivity
Remember back in January when former UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi delivered her jaw-dropping floor routine that earned her a perfect If not, watch it here ASAP. In the interview that accompanies her totally badass photo shoot, Ohashi, 22, revealed that she has a skin condition called granuloma annulare. The condition "covers my entire body," she said, referring to the bumps on her body in the photos.
The UCLA gymnast - best known for the 'perfect 10' gymnastics routines that have taken the world by storm - ditched the leotards to bare all in the latest edition of the 'The Body' issue. The ESPN initiative celebrates the different physiques of athletes around the world, with a particular focus on stars in American sport. Ohashi told CNN in an interview last month about her experiences with body-shaming. The year-old has now exposed those hidden parts in spectacular style, with her photoshoot a gravity-defying celebration of her body.
Last January, Ohashi sent the internet into meltdown with her high-powered and gravity-defying floor routine, which went viral, gaining millions of views. It was widely recognized as one of the best floor routines ever performed at a college competition. Ohashi fascinated gymnastics fans with her incredible ability to bounce straight back up from splits.