What is Simone Biles future?
Simone Biles plans to be at the 2024 Paris Olympics, but whether that's as a competitor or a spectator is to be decided.
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Simone Biles defies adversity
At the age of six, her talent for gymnastics was recognized during a school trip, and from then on she trained regularly until her first world championship title followed at the age of 16. At her first Olympic Games in Rio she won four gold medals and one bronze.
Besides tying a number of other world records, she set a new American record for most gold medals in gymnastics at a single Olympics Games. Between her performances at the Olympics and in World Championship competition, she has won 19 medals, making her the most decorated American gymnast of all time.
Physical and Mental Causes of the Twisties
One of the physical causes of the twisties is focal dystonia, a neurological condition involving involuntary muscle spasms in one area of the body.
It's uncertain what the future holds for Simone Biles' gymnastics career, but one thing is clear: the Spring native fully intends to be with Team USA at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Simone Biles' Fight for Mental Health. Like many athletes, Simone Biles has long struggled with the pressure to be the best. Especially as the face of Team USA, she's said she felt as though the world was on her shoulders at times.
No one should be afraid to pause, step aside, and take the time they need to in order to heal — whether it's personal or professional. Remember, we are all fighting our own internal demons, our own self-criticism, and our own negative self-talk.
Simone has become a proud advocate to help break the stigma and normalize the conversation surrounding mental health. She also has a passion for helping and encouraging children experiencing foster care because of her own experience in the child welfare system as a child herself.
Simone Biles withdrew from five Olympic medal events over mental-health concerns and "the twisties." Biles said she's happy to be home to spend time with family and "decompress." Biles said since returning from Tokyo, she's been doing "light" workouts and "can do everything again."
Who will replace Simone Biles?
TOKYO – Jade Carey will replace Simone Biles in the Olympic women's gymnastics all-around final Thursday. Reigning Olympic and five-time World all-around champion Biles withdrew Wednesday, citing mental health issues.
Biles wrote: “I haven't retired though 💖 just working on my mental health.” The American star even suggested recently that she may compete at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. just working on my mental health.
I simply got so lost my safety was at risk as well as a team medal." For any gymnast, especially an elite one like Biles, air awareness is key, as it means that at all times during a skill, they know where they are in the air and how long they have until they reach the floor.