DeJesus’s floor routine from this weekend has gone viral on Facebook, getting 17.6 million views. Near the end of the competition, UCLA was trailing Utah going into floor, the last event, and needed five great routines. They delivered. The UCLA crowd of 7,500 went crazy for DeJesus, who scored scored a 9.985. UCLA beat Utah 197.100 to 197.075.
NCAA gymnastics, unlike Olympic gymnastics, still has the perfect 10. And while collegiate gymnasts often throw easier skills than the women you see in the Olympics, their competitions are more fun for the average person to watch, because they have a closer connection to popular culture. They dance the way normal people dance, but better, and then do double back flips.