Alysa Liu practices pre-competition ritual with Jimmy Fallon
Alysa Liu appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday. She convinced Fallon to take part in her pre-competition ritual.
“My coach taught me this,” she said. “I’ve been doing it since I was younger. If I don’t do it, I’m like, ‘Oh no. I’m gonna do bad.’ So I do it every time just to make sure I do well.”
She jumps up and down three times before landing on her right leg, simulating some of her jumping elements from competition.
Liu, 13, was continuing her TV tour, which included a morning stop on TODAY with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb and an appearance on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt.
Check out the interview with Fallon below:
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