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You Might Be Seeing Simone Biles Competing Again

 Simone Biles might not be done with gymnastics yet! The American gymnast told USA Today that she might push herself a little bit more to s...


 Simone Biles might not be done with gymnastics yet!

The American gymnast told USA Today that she might push herself a little bit more to see how much more she can achieve.

"Technically, if you would ask anybody in the U.S. that looks at an American gymnast, I'm probably already aged out, but I really feel like leading up to Tokyo, I was hitting my prime," the 25 year old gymnast said. "Truly, I thought in 2016, at 19 years old, I had peaked. And whenever I came back to the sport, I was like, there's no way I'm going to get even better than I was because somebody told me that was the best I was going to get. You just have to push out those negative views and just keep pushing. I want to see how much I'm capable of, how talented I can be. And that's why I came back, just to not have any regrets if I look back in 10 years. So now I can really say I have no regrets, but maybe I might push it a little bit more to see."

Biles last competed at the Tokyo Olympic Games, where she qualified to every single final.

The then reigning Olympic champion was expected to dominate the competition but decided to withdraw from most of it due to struggling from a mental block where she "seriously cannot comprehend how to twist".

Biles lost herself mid air while performing on vault in the first rotation of the team final leading her to exit the competition. She then spent the rest of the competition cheering on her teammates from the sideline.

She only competed in the balance beam final, where she avoided doing twisting elements. There, she earned a bronze medal in addition to her team silver.

Earlier this year, she posted a video of herself doing twisting saltos into a soft foam pit.

Biles, who is the first woman to compete a double piked Yurchenko vault, is yet to have the vault added to the Code of Point under her name.

Photo: Agência Brasil Fotografias

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