Simone Biles Nailed a Move That Has Never Been Performed by a Female Gymnast in a Competition
May 24, 2021 7:44AM EDT
Simone Biles Nails Move Never Done Before by a Female Gymnast in a Competition Simone Biles was already one of the best gymnasts alive, but she recently proved just how epic she is. The Tokyo Olympics Twitter page shared footage of her practicing a gymnast moved called the Yurchenko double pike before the recent U.S. Classic competition. Per Glamour, that is a “vault trick that involves a round-off onto the springboard, a back handspring onto the vault and a double pike flip.” She later performed the move during the actual competition and became the first female gymnast to ever do so. Afterward, she scored a 16.1 What sport are you most looking forward to during the Olympics?