Olympian Simone Biles is one of the most decorated gymnasts in history. Biles’s struggles, sacrifices, and stunning journey are quite known.

Unexpectedly, Biles opted out of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 event. Because of her mental issues, she had to take a step back, setting up a powerful example for athletes around the world.

Simone’s family, friends, and fans have been her pillar of strength. Bile’s boyfriend, NFL player Jonathan Owens, has also been supportive of her journey and mental health issues.


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Simone Biles celebrates a one-year relationship with Jonathan

Biles met the Houston Texans player during the pandemic. Because of the pandemic, the Summer Olympics were shifted in 2021 from 2020. The adorable couple met with an online dating app and started bonding.

Interestingly, the NFL player did not know who Simone Biles is! The Rio Olympics star surprisingly liked the fact that he was not aware of her. The athletic couple has now completed a year together.

24-year-old Simone Biles couldn’t have celebrated this in a flat post. Biles rather decided to prank her boyfriend adorably. Biles posted pictures of her and Jonathan twinning in orange on her social media.

However, it was the caption that caught everyone’s eyes. Biles wrote “oops I forgot to tell y’all that we’ve been dating for more than a year so happy past 1 year to the best thing that’s ever happened to you: ME”

Replying to the post optimistically Jonathan said,” Time flies when your having fun. To many more with you baby.” Biles also went to watch her boyfriend play and posted a story on her Instagram. Showcasing her love, she mentioned Owens jersey number ‘#36’ with a heart.

Also read: ‘We Are All Supporting Each Other’- Simone Biles Says She Saw a Different Side of Gymnastics at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Jonathan sent his support to Biles during the Tokyo Olympics withdrawal

When Simone Biles took the jump in the air, everyone expected a smooth, perfect landing. Surprisingly, it was not one of her best landings. But Biles shocked everyone when she left the mat in between the match.

‘Simone Biles withdraws’. This was indeed a heartbreaking moment for the fans. Although, when Simone opened about her mental health, she got incredible support and empathy from fans and fellow Olympians.

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Her boyfriend Jonathan, who couldn’t be there in Tokyo, sent his support through social media.


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The athletic couple always keeps on encouraging and supporting each other. Simone Biles is an inspiration for everyone around the world. Tokyo Olympics did not go according to the planned road map, but hopefully, we will see more of her terrific performances in the future.

Also read: “It Happened More Times Than I Would’ve Wanted “-Simone Biles on Dealing With the Twisties at the Tokyo Olympics 2020