Olivia Dunne works out on the uneven bars and dazzles on the beam as LSU star continues her preparations for next week’s NCAA Gymnastics Championships in Texas

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Written By Maya Cantina

Olivia Dunne shared footage of her hard at work in LSU practice on Friday as the Tigers continue to gear up for the NCAA Gymnastics Championships. 

Dunne and her teammates are one of eight schools appearing in the event next week in Fort Worth, Texas. 

The No. 2 LSU is set to compete in session one of the semi-finals on April 18 against California, Arkansas and Stanford. The top two teams will advance to the final on April 20.

And Dunne will be hoping she can impact LSU’s results after working out on the beam and uneven bars on Friday.

She posted two videos, one of her on both pieces of apparatus, to her Instagram story with the caption: ‘getting natty’s ready’. 

LSU will be competing in Fort Worth, Texas next week

Olivia Dunne shared footage of her in practice on Friday ahead of the national championships

Dunne showed off her routine on the beam

She flew through the air before landing comfortably

Dunne showed off her routine on the beam, flying through the air before landing comfortably

Last week, Dunne enjoyed one of her best nights in gymnastics with LSU, scoring a 9.90 despite being called to anchor the LSU Tigers in floor exercises on short notice.

In a competition against BYU, Oregon State, and No. 15 Minnesota, Dunne subbed in for Kiya Johnson in the last minute to anchor a noteworthy team performance.

Her workout on Friday appeared to be a lot smoother than another earlier in the week when she suffered a nasty fall trying a tricky move on camera. 

The 21-year-old college senior shared a contrasting video of herself doing a backflip on bars at an SEC gymnastics meet before different footage showed her tumbling at Tigers practice.

‘Bars:1 Livvy:0,’ she captioned her post.

Dunne joked she was scared by a fan's very overzealous reply to her latest Instagram selfies

Dunne joked she was scared by a fan’s very overzealous reply to her latest Instagram selfies

The social media personality, 21, scored a 9.90 in floor exercises at a meet for LSU, recently

The social media personality, 21, scored a 9.90 in floor exercises at a meet for LSU, recently

A day earlier on Wednesday, Livvy also admitted she was scared by a fan’s very overzealous reply to her Instagram selfies of herself in a black Vuori Clothing bodysuit.  

The fan commented on Livvy’s post with a lengthy poem that mentions how she has  ‘has captured my heart in ways I never thought were possible’ – to which she simply replied: ‘I’m scared’.

Another Instagram follower declared his love to her by dreaming of holding her hand, to Livvy replied with a hint on her relationship with the MLB prospect Paul Skenes, of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

‘I hate to break it to you…’ Dunne wrote back. 

The social media personality, who has an NIL valuation of $3.7million, which only ranks behind the likes of Colorado quarterback Sheddeur Sanders ($4.7M) and USC guard Bronny James ($4.5M), previously feared for her safety on LSU’s campus due to online threats and creeps.

LSU’s gymnastics team even had to hire a bodyguard for Dunne at meets last year after she was mobbed by a gang of ‘rude’ teenage boys in Utah.

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