Simone Biles Reminds Us With Latest ‘Twisties’ Talk Why No One Should Question Her Olympics Absence

Simone Biles Reminds Us With Latest ‘Twisties’ Talk Why No One Should Question Her Olympics Absence

simone biles reminds us with latest twisties talk why no one should question her olympics absence this is the morning win for the next couple of weeks we’ll be writing each weekday morning about the tokyo olympics subscribe to get irreverent and incisive sports stories delivered to your mailbox every morning charles curtis is filling in for andy nesbitt by now it should be certain to everyone that simone biles stepping away from the olympic gymnastics competitions for now was unquestionably the right move the legendary gymnast is dealing with what’s known as the twisties in which athletes in the sport lose control and awareness of where they are midair and in a sport like gymnastics that can be deadly files took to ins tiagram to discuss what she was dealing with further and it should hammer home the point once again the twisties are no joke and the move to stop competing is one that’s what she needs to not seriously injure herself per usa today sports she posted two videos in which she struggled to complete twists while landing on safe surfaces ones she wouldn’t be landing on in competition the videos were deleted but her q a in her stories wasn’t i seriously cannot comprehend how to twist she wrote it’s honestly petrifying trying to do a skill but not having your mind and body in sync literally can not tell up from down she said in another post it’s the craziest feeling ever not having an inch of control over your body that’s all you need to know this isn’t something she can just shake off and move on from and while no one should question her to begin with any and all doubts should be erased here’s hoping she gets well soon no matter when that is simone arianne biles born march 14 1997 is an american artistic gymnast with a combined total of 30 olympic and world championship medals biles is the most decorated american gymnast and is regarded by many to be one of the greatest and most dominant gymnasts of all time at the 2016 summer olympics in rio de janeiro biles won individual gold medals in all around vault and floor bronze in balance beam and gold as part of the united states team dubbed the final five biles is also a five-time world all-around champion 2013-2015 2018-2019 five-time world floor exercise champion 2013-2015 2018-2019 three-time world balance beam champion 2014 2015 2019 two-time world vault champion 2018-2019 a seven-time united states national all-around champion 2013-2016 [Music] 2018-2019 2021 and a member of the gold medal winning american teams at the 2014 [Music] 2015 2018 and 2019 world artistic gymnastics championships additionally she is a three-time world silver medalist 2013 and 2014 on vault 2018 on uneven bars and a three-time world bronze medalist to early life and education biles was born on march 14 1997 in columbus ohio the third of four siblings her birth mother shannon biles was unable to care for simone or her other children audreya ashley and tevan all four went in and out of foster care in 2000 bile’s maternal grandfather ron biles and his second wife nelly cayetano biles began temporarily caring for shannon’s children in the north houston suburb of spring texas after learning that his grandchildren had been in foster care in 2003 the couple officially adopted simone and her younger sister audreya ron’s sister shannon’s aunt harriet adopted the two oldest children biles holds belizean citizenship through her adoptive mother and refers to belize as her second home biles and her family are catholic in 2012 biles made the choice to switch from public school to home school allowing her to increase her training from approximately 20 to 32 hours per week she gained all of her secondary education as a homeschooler graduating in the summer of 2015. biles verbally committed to ucla on august 4 2014 she planned to defer enrollment until after the 2016 summer olympics in rio de janeiro in november 2004 she signed her national letter of intent with ucla on july 29 2015 she announced that she would turn professional and forfeit her ncaa eligibility to compete for ucla in january 2018 biles was reported to have enrolled at the university of the people disputed discuss an online college to study business administration and would become the university’s brand ambassador
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Simone Biles Reminds Us With Latest \'Twisties\' Talk Why No One Should Question Her Olympics Absence

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