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Video: Simone Biles Back In The Gym "Did Some Flips The Other Day Just To Make Sure"

Simone Biles shared a video of herself in the gym on her Instagram account, doing twisting saltos into a soft foam pit. This is the first ti...


Simone Biles shared a video of herself in the gym on her Instagram account, doing twisting saltos into a soft foam pit.

This is the first time for the American gymnast to be seen twisting since the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Biles suffered from the twisties, a word for a mental block in which gymnasts lose their spatial awareness in the middle of complex skills, during the last Olympic Games.

As a result, she withdrew from the team final competition after balking on her Amanar vault mid air. She also withdrew from the individual all around, vault, uneven bars, and floor exercise final.

She competed in the balance beam final, where she did not compete any twisting elements. She won the bronze medal.

During the Gold Over America Tour last year, she avoided doing twisting elements.

Back in October, the 24 year old gymnast said that she's still dealing with the "twisties" adding that she's straight-up "scared to do gymnastics".

There is still no official announcement whether the four time Rio Olympic gold medalist will return to elite gymnastics or not.




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