Watch a Young Laurie Hernandez Ooze Personality During a Junior Gymnastics Routine
Laurie Hernandez created quite the name for herself at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As Team USA's youngest female gymnast, the 16-year-old Puerto Rican-American athlete has dedicated her youth to becoming a dominating force in the sport. After all, she began competing at just 6 years old and already has a gold and silver medal.
If, like us, you've been wondering what Laurie looked like during her pre-"Baby Shakira" days, the Facebook page FloGymnastics just presented us all with video evidence that Laurie was always meant to be a star. Press play above to watch a pint-size Laurie totally nail a junior floor routine, complete with impressive tumbling passes. Then, find out everything you need to know about the young Olympian.