And not long before her viral success, Katelyn's name featured in headlines for a very different reason; early in 2018, she chose to speak out about the different kinds of abuse she suffered at the hands of her coaches throughout her career as an elite level gymnast.
This is also not the first time that she has earned viral fame with her sensational skills on floor; last year, Katelyn earned the same global recognition with a Michael Jackson-inspired performance that helped her to rack up multiple perfect 10s throughout the previous season.
I hurt myself just watching.
The clip has since gone viral and users on social media were left wincing at her moves and amazed at her incredible skills.
At the end, the crowd go wild and she runs to high-five her team mates before the judges hold up score with a perfect 10.
One user said: 'The power drop into the splits bounce up at the end is mind bending.