Is This Girl the Next Simone Biles? You've GOT to See Her Pool Gymnastics
If water gymnastics was an Olympic sport, we think 10-year-old Myka VanWales would be golden!
Is Water Gymnastics a thing?
It is for 10-year-old Myka VanWales, the little gymnast who is now going viral thanks to a video her mom Kellie posted of the pint-size tumbler getting her back tuck on in the pool.
Kelle has apparently been posting clips of Myka's amazing talent in the gym to Instagram and YouTube for the last three years, but it's the pool tumbling pass that the internet is currently flipping out over.
After being turned into a GIF on Imgur, Myka's splashy routine racked up 1.6 million views in just 17 hours, and it's been viewed over 236,000 times on Instagram in just one day, thanks to Myka's 99,500 followers.
"Finally landed that back tuck in water today," her proud mama captioned the video in an Instagram post.
Also... how fun does that thing Myka's flipping on look? It's called an Air Trak, and it's basically an inflatable mat designed for training. So if you've got a budding gymnast of your own at home, or if you just want to trick out your backyard with a seriously rad pool toy that puts a big pink swan or floating slice of pepperoni pizza to shame, we've got good news—you can pick one up over on amazon!
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Of course, it'll set you back around $5,300 to $10,000. A small price to pay to groom a future Olympic athlete though, don't you think?
Let's get this little flipper on Team USA ASAP.
But first, I think she's gonna need a bigger pool.