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The Highly Difficult Skills US Simone Biles Originated

  US Simone Biles has originated four highly difficult skills in women's gymnastics. Three of which were given the highest difficulty ra...

 



US Simone Biles has originated four highly difficult skills in women's gymnastics. Three of which were given the highest difficulty rating of all elements on their respective apparatus.


The Biles (FX)

Description: Double layout salto backwards with 1/2 twist (G)

Apparatus: Floor exercise 

International debut: 2013 World championships

Rating: G




The Biles (VT)

Description: Yurchenko ½ on entry, forward layout salto with two twists

Apparatus: Vault

International debut: 2018 World championships

Rating: 6.4 (highest rating)




The Biles (BB)

Description: Backward double-twisting (2/1) double tucked salto dismount

Apparatus: Balance beam

International debut: 2019 World championships

Rating: H (highest rating)





The Biles II (FX)

Description: Backward triple-twisting (3/1) double tucked salto

Apparatus: Floor exercise

International debut: 2019 World championships

Rating: J (highest rating)




Written by Gigi Farid

Photo by Claudia Oprea Photography

GIFs by mustafinesse


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