For Simone Biles, competing within the upcoming Summer time Olympics is about greater than a medal.
“It is traumatic every time I am going out and compete,” the 24-year-old gymnast informed Hoda Kotb throughout an interview for Today, “as a result of I am attempting to be higher than I used to be on the final meet. So, I am attempting to beat myself. And generally, you get caught up in that second, and it is simply scary. As a result of I am going out and I am like, ‘Can I do it once more? Can I be this good? And may I repeat what I did final Olympics.’ And I really feel like that is what motivates me.”
Biles received 5 medals (4 gold and one bronze) when she competed on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Add them to her 25 World medals, and she or he’s essentially the most embellished U.S. ladies’s gymnast in historical past. However she is not executed but. Biles is about to compete within the Tokyo Video games, which might be held July 23 to August eight after being postponed for a yr as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
“I knew I had extra to offer to the game for myself and I felt like I had a function,” she mentioned when requested about her resolution to come back again. “And now, I really feel like I do, and it is to be a voice for the youthful era. And I really feel like I’ve executed that. So, I really feel like God simply referred to as me.”