An Auburn University gymnast broke both legs while performing at a NCAA regional event in Louisiana on Friday.
"It was pretty tough to watch," Auburn's coach, Jeff Graba told Times-Picayune. "She’s a trooper. The last thing she said was, ‘Go help the girls.’ The girls rallied around her. They’re doing this for her right now." Video Below Warning not pretty
Video Showed Cerio's legs buckling as she toppled back on the mat. She appeared to clutch her legs in agony, prompting officials to briefly stop the meet. Paramedics placed air casts around both her legs and had to be carried out on a stretcher while the more than 5,500 fans at the arena gave the injured gymnast a standing ovation.