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Kyla Ross, UCLA's most dominant gymnast, continues to keep fans spellbound

LOS ANGELES - Her days of celebrity were behind her. Or so she thought.

Seven years after what was thought to be her crowning achievement, Kyla Ross has more than 400,000 followers on Instagram and 200,000 on Twitter.

If Katelyn Ohashi's viral floor routine initially attracted the capacity crowds that watch the UCLA gymnastics team, it's Ross who has kept the audiences spellbound by posting perfect scores on a weekly basis.

Ross has become the most dominant performer on the most popular gymnastics team in the country, which will defend its national championship starting Friday at the NCAA championships in Fort Worth, Texas.

She has become a hero to hundreds of aspiring gymnasts who flocked to Pauley Pavilion this season holding up

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