Simone Biles Lands 2 More Historic Moves At Worlds, Which Will Be Named After Her
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Simone Biles came out to stunt at the 2019 gymnastic world championships in Stuttgart, Germany, on Saturday, landing two more signature moves that will be named after her, adding to her history of greatness.

As NPR notes, in order for a gymnast to seal an eponymous move, they must first submit the sought out skill for consideration and then land the move successfully in a major competition.

On Saturday, Biles started her floor routine off strong, neatly landing a triple-double (aka, a double backflip and three twists). That move will now be known as the “Biles II.”

She then also landed a double-double dismount from the balance beam – a move she first completed back in August at the US Gymnastics Championships which made her the first person ever to do so. That move will now simply be known as the “Biles.”

“I feel like I’m pretty pleased just because that’s how I train beam, and it finally felt good to go out there and hit a beam routine like I train because I feel like every time I go up to compete beam, I just bomb it,” Biles told the Olympic Channel. “So it felt really good to just nail it.”

With these moves added to her eponymous skills, the world-class gymnast now has four moves named after her, including one on the vault, and another one on the floor.


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