Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin is throwing out rockstar welcomes while unzipped during a car ride in Indianapolis. The 31-year-old five-time Olympic medalist just celebrated her most-anticipated event of the year, hosting the 12th annual Nastia Cup in Indiana ahead of the weekend and sharing stories from it for her 1 million Instagram followers. Posting with photographer Jillian Dodderer, Nastia threw out unzipped car action ahead of the weekend, and it was mask off for the 2008 all-around champion. Check it out below.
Scroll for the action. It comes as Nastia fronts media outlets both for her massive thigh gap countdown as the Nastia Cup approached and, aired on TV, hosting the event this year making one aspiring gymnast very happy.
The video, a selfie one and with Jillian, showed the Russian-born star all mask-off and in white, showing off a bit of a snow bunny look as she pouted all made up, with her blonde hair down, and wearing her sporty jacket unzipped.
Nastia, looking gorgeous and with Jillian seen masked next to her, sent her trusty photographer a giant shout-out, writing: “Another one for the books, and the first one for J. WHO WAS A TOTAL ROCKSTAR ALL WEEK – WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF GYMNASTICS.”
The video comes as Nastia shares massive batch photos and videos of the Cup, this year seeing her stunning in slinky pinks, edgy denims, and with her massive thigh gap on show. Keep scrolling for the video!
Nastia, who retired aged just 22 back in 2012, has her legacy living on via her Cup. The serial entrepreneur, who retails a $55 Celery Green Cream alongside her other ventures, is a many-strings-to-her bow kinda girl though.
“So many of my gymnastics experiences have paved this way into my business life. Knowing that things aren’t always going to go your way, and that you’re not always going to know what you’re doing,” she told Forbes. See her insane yoga stretch below!
Liukin, gearing up for her Harley & Me dog care brand and boasting everything from leotard and haircare collabs to her influencing gigs for brands including Revolve and Olay skincare, is seemingly having the last laugh after her professional gymnastics career ending nearly a decade ago.
“It was scary; I had achieved my ‘lifelong dream’ at eighteen years old. Little did I know, but I had the rest of my life to live and achieve other things,” she added.
If gymnast Simone Biles sounds familiar, scroll for her removing her chest piercing in a bikini!