2019 is the year for Simone Biles

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2019 is the year for Simone Biles

Chaz Young, Sports Editor

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2019 is the year for Simone Biles. Simone Biles, who is known as being one of the very few African-American Gymnasts in the sport, and being known as one the best gymnast of all times, is on a winning streak to victory in almost every championship competition this year. Since her success at the 2016 Olympic games, she has redefined how and what being an athlete is.

Biles the beast of the sport, is going into the 2020 Olympic games unhinge. The gymnast recently competed at the 2019 U.S. National Gymnastics Championships back in August. The gymnast placed first in the all-around round, along with placed first in-a-number of other routines. Herself also took third place in the uneven bars category. Biles made history yet again at the competition, being the first gymnast ever to master completing a triple twisting double somersault on the floor exercise, and a double twisting double somersault dismounting off the balance beam, becoming the ever to attempt and complete the impossible skill. Biles in addition to her gymnastic career has also explore the world of television, on the fun side of things.

Biles in 2017 participated on the twenty-fourth season of Dancing With The Stars, partnered with professional dancer Sasha Farber, the pair it to the semi-finals before being shockingly eliminated. Biles has also had a series of documentaries about her personal-life, regarding her family, career, and most importantly, being described at the greatest gymnast if not athlete of all time.

Biles has also a lifetime movie about her journey in-becoming the person she is today, and how she overcame her challenges as a person and athlete overall.

We wish the fabulous Simone Biles good luck at her upcoming competition in October, the first competition of 2019-2020 season, and first competition leading the Olympics.

Photo Credit: Jay LaPrete