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Simone Biles Secures Her Spot on Olympic Gymnastics Team

3 monthes ago   |   By Essence

Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images By Rayna Reid · June 29, 2021June 29, 2021 Last night, Simone Biles, the reigning world and Olympic champion gymnast, just secured one of the two guaranteed spots on the Olympic team bound for Tokyo next month. According to ESPN , “Biles heads to Japan as the face of her sport, the U.S. delegation and maybe even the entire Olympic movement...Her consistent excellence...combined with her charisma and her possibility-pushing routines have thrust her into the company of Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt, athletes whose dominance on the world stage have made...
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Jordan Chiles Considered Quitting Gymnastics, But Simone Biles Encouraged Her Not To. Now, They're Going To The Olympics Together

Jordan Chiles Considered Quitting Gymnastics, But Simone Biles Encouraged Her Not To. Now, They're Going To The Olympics Together

3 monthes ago   |   By Essence

By Brooklyn White · June 29, 2021June 29, 2021 We love when stars encourage others to find their light! In a recent interview, 20-year-old Jordan Chiles revealed that just when she was on the brink of walking away from gymnastics, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles gave her a push to keep going. During a conversation with the New York Times , Chiles talked about the momentum she was gaining as a gymnast in 2017. She won 2nd place at the national championship's all-around competition, but ultimately was not selected to compete at the world championships. After this devastating exclusion...
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