Entertainment Simone Biles Arrives in St. Louis as She Prepares for Her Second Olympic Trials: 'What a Dream'
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The five-time Olympic medalist has vault, beam and two floor exercise moves named in her honor — and she's only 24The five-time Olympic medalist, 24, made history over the weekend when she landed the Yurchenko double pike at the U.S. Classic in Indianapolis. In sticking the difficult move, the decorated gymnast became the first woman to ever complete the Yurchenko double pike in a competition.
is preparing to show the world once again why she's the GOAT.
The five-time Olympic medalist, 24,of herself gazing at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, where she recently arrived for the U.S. Gymnastics Olympic trials.
"Hi St. Louis," Biles wrote in the caption. "Can't believe this week I'll be competing in my second Olympic Trials. What a dream."
The gymnastics Olympic Trials kick off on June 24 with Men's Day 1, followed by Women's Day 1 on June 25. June 26 and 27 will see Men's Day 2 and Women's Day 2, respectively.
As she prepares for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Biles is looking forward to the inevitable energy of the Games.
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"I'm excited to be in an atmosphere where everybody kind of wants the same thing and is striving for perfection and they're so dedicated and they've been trying so hard," Biles told PEOPLE last week. "So, personally. I think that's what I'm most excited for."
Earlier this month, Bilesat the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, where her NFL boyfriend Jonathan Owens, 25, . He also expressed his excitement to watch her dominate at the Olympic trials.
Jonathan Owens 'So Proud' of Girlfriend Simone Biles After Watching Her at Gymnastics Championships
Simone Biles won her seventh national title at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championship over the weekendSimone Biles secured a seventh national title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, over the weekend. She won the individual all-around gold after taking the vault, balance beam, and floor routine events.
"What an amazing experience," heon Instagram at the time. "First time getting to watch you compete in person and you didn't disappoint. It's so cool that I get to watch you do what you love, and be the best at that!! I'm so proud of you my lil champ. Trials up next and you already know I'm there!! Love you baby."
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Biles told PEOPLE that the Houston Texans safety has been one of her biggest supporters. "Oh, he's always so supportive," she said. "Even if I wake up in the morning and I'm like, 'I'm tired, do I have to go,' jokingly, he's like 'Don't say that! You can do it, this is your dream!'"
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"He's always, always so helpful and making sure I stay on top of my therapy and all of that," Biles added. "He's the best because he also goes through it [as an athlete], so he knows exactly how it is in the process. It's been amazing to have him."
The Simone vs Herself starwith Owens in August. "It's just us," she captioned a set of sweet PDA-filled selfies at the time.
Simone's Showcase; Biles bidding for history in Tokyo .
Simone Biles is aware of the pressure. She welcomes it. Practically invites it. Look no further than the sequined goat she's nicknamed “Goldie” that occasionally finds its way onto her competition leotard. The symbol — a play on the acronym for greatest of all-time — is both a nod to her hard-earned status as the most talented gymnast (and maybe athlete) on the planet and the outsized expectations she faces, both internally and externally. It'sThe symbol — a play on the acronym for greatest of all-time — is both a nod to her hard-earned status as the most talented gymnast (and maybe athlete) on the planet and the outsized expectations she faces, both internally and externally.