OMG!! See The Horrific Moment A Gymnast Breaks Both Legs While Competing [VIDEO]

Gymnast Breaks Both Legs While Competing [VIDEO]

A star gymnast has had to retire from the sport after she broke both her legs and dislocated both her knees during her floor routine at the NCAA competition.

Samantha Cerio, a gymnast at Auburn University had to be carted out of Friday’s NCAA gymnastics regional in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on a stretcher after the accident. The 5-foot senior from Huntersville, North Carolina, was attempting a handspring double front on her first tumbling pass when she landed awkwardly and suffered the gruesome injury.

Gymnast Breaks Both Legs While Competing [VIDEO]

Trainers and medical staff tended to Cerio for almost 10 minutes before she was taken off the floor on a stretcher. 

Cerio later took to Instagram late Sunday to announce that she will be retiring as a gymnast.

Gymnast Breaks Both Legs While Competing [VIDEO]
She wrote:
Friday night was my final night as a gymnast. After 18 years I am hanging up my grips and leaving the chalk behind. I couldn’t be prouder of the person that gymnastics has made me to become. It’s taught me hard work, humility, integrity, and dedication, just to name a few. It’s given me challenges and road blocks that I would have never imagined that has tested who I am as a person. It may not have ended the way I had planned, but nothing ever goes as planned. Thank you Auburn family for giving me a home and a chance to continue doing the sport that will always be my first love. I am honored to have had the privilege to represent the navy and orange AU for the past 4 years with my team by my side. Thank you for letting me share my passion with you. Thank you for letting me be a part of something bigger than myself. War Eagle Always.

Watch the moment she broke her leg in the video below.

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