Elite to NCAA … a catharsis

Will Graves:

… Kondos Field has long felt that college gymnastics offers “psychological rehab” for former elite gymnasts who spent their teenage years buried in the gym for 30-plus hours a week, a physical and mental grind that can leave some broken in body or spirit by the time they reach college.

That’s where UCLA’s Katelyn Ohashi found herself when she arrived on campus in 2015. Once one of the top juniors in the country, Ohashi’s senior elite career was derailed by injuries and struggles with body image that followed her to Los Angeles. …

College gymnastics offers catharsis in wake of Nassar furor

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