The 22-year-old athelete has proved again that not only is she a treasure for America but also for the entire world.
According to VT, at the 2019 US Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri, Simone Biles created history by becoming the first-ever athlete to in history to attempt and successfully land a double-twisting, double somersault dismount on the balance beam.
Biles, who was upset with her earlier performance in the competition, achieved this historic feat on Friday. Earlier in the competition, she was unable to execute a clean landing of her triple-double maneuver (which means two flips and three twists in the air) and was extremely irritated.
Congratulations😊 #PoetryInMotion— Dee😎 (@FearfullyMade9) August 10, 2019
🔁 ~ Loni Love
💥 WAIT FOR IT 💥 #SimoneBiles is the first EVER to land a dismount w two flips&two twists.When a gymnast performs a skill for the 1st time at a major international competition,they are eligible 2 have the skill named for them. pic.twitter.com/W5xxGCljKU
"I still get really frustrated because I know how good I am and how well I can do. So, I just want to do the best routine for the audience and for myself out here. I've never fallen on one or anything, just to make a mistake like that, it kind of irritated me," she said according to The Guardian.
Biles' coach, Laurent Landi, also commented saying, "I'm actually happy she's so upset because it means she cares so much and we can work with it. If she would not care, if she would be, okay, it's just okay. It would be hard to go back in the gym and practice it."
And today, the 14-times world champion has created history again by winning her sixth US title by becoming the first woman to complete a triple-double on the floor; a feat which hasn't been accomplished since Clara Schroth Lomady did it back in 1952.
#SIMONEBILES wins her SIXTH national all-around title!!! 👑— WhereistheBuzz (@whereisbuzzzzzz) August 12, 2019
And she makes history along the way, becoming the first woman to compete a triple double on floor and the first person ever to compete a double double off beam🐐 #USGymChampshttps://t.co/VGFRnAmqY7 pic.twitter.com/05pPdqp1nT