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Sport Watch Simone Biles absolutely nail her Olympic floor routine at podium training

02:55  24 july  2021
02:55  24 july  2021 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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The Tokyo Olympics are not ready for the Simone Biles experience. We’ve already gotten a great look at Biles stunning the crowd during vault practice by landing her famous Yurchenko double pike, and now we’ve got her floor routine to be amazed about.

On Thursday during practice in Tokyo, Biles ran through her floor routine in incredible fashion. We’ve seen Biles nail this floor routine before in stunning slow-motion, but to do so just casually in practice is just unfair to us mere mortals.

Biles’ floor routine consisted of both of the moves named after her — “The Biles” and “The Biles II” — with the second featuring a triple-double in an incredibly complex, gravity-defying routine.

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I, for one, cannot wait to see Biles and what she’s set to bring on the Olympic stage when the gymnastics competitions kick off.

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It is why those in the sport are encouraged that the next generation of Americans don’t appear to be attempting Biles’ path of staying in the cutthroat world of international gymnastics. It has opened a floodgates: Sunisa Lee (Auburn), Jordan Chiles (UCLA), Jade Carey (Oregon State) and Grace McCallum (Utah) are all choosing the less intense, more well-rounded life of a college gymnast that wasn’t available to Biles. “I think honestly it will make me a lot happier just competing for a team,” said Lee, the all-around Olympic champion who says she wants to compete at the 2024 Paris Games. “Not individually like this, [which] is scary. I want to have some fun in college.

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