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Video of Nebraska girl sprinting 17 mph on treadmill goes viral

Posted at 7:52 AM, Mar 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-11 10:56:22-05

A 12-year-old girl in Omaha, Nebraska, is making waves online after a video was posted of her sprinting 17 miles an hour on a treadmill.

Jaiya Patillo is already a nine-time junior Olympian with aspirations to go all the way to the 2024 Olympics.

Her video has more than 100 million views across multiple platforms, with over 60 million views on ESPN's TikTok alone.

Despite her widespread success, Patillo says it's important for her to stay humble, focused, and true to who she is.