Simone Biles Archives

Simone Biles isn’t alone: Olympic athletes face a mental health crisis

August 5, 2021

Even before Naomi Osaka appeared on stage to light the Olympic torch, these Games were aflame with the issue of athletes’ mental health. Osaka had inserted it into the conversation in the runup to Tokyo, with her openness about feeling vulnerable and resulting withdrawal from the French Open and Wimbledon. Then Simone Biles made mental… [Read More]

Simone Biles makes history: 1st American to win medals in every event at Worlds

November 8, 2018

Record-setting gymnast Simone Biles won the women’s floor exercise gold Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Her winning score was 14.933, a full point higher than her USA teammate Morgan Hurd, who won the silver medal. The gold medal was Biles’ 14th title in her career at the… [Read More]