“I Just Get Confused”: ‘Gymnastics Twins’ Recall Their First Meeting With GOAT Simone Biles

Published 08/13/2022, 10:30 AM EDT
TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 03: Simone Biles of Team United States reacts during the Women’s Balance Beam Final on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on August 03, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Simone Biles is a four-time Olympic Gold medalist. Known for her candid self, she is arguably one of the best gymnasts that the world has ever seen. The 25-year-old is an American idol and world sensation. With determination and courage, she has reached unfathomable heights.

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Biles uses her talents to develop fresh twists, jumps and routines. She is an expert in performing complex routines on the vault, beam and floor. She is an inspiration for all young gymnasts.

Simone’s fun interaction with gymnastics twins

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Simone Biles loves interacting with young talents. In an interview, gymnastics twins Jess and Jen revealed their lively interaction with Simone ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020.

October 1, 2019, Stuttgart, Germany: SIMONE BILES and MIKAYLA SKINNER share a laugh during the podium training in the Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle in Stuttgart, Germany. (Credit Image: © Amy Sanderson/ZUMA Wire) (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

The twins revealed that while they were warming up for the final, Simone approached them. She asked, “So how do I tell the difference between you two, and what are the little things that you can see between one another?

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 The twins revealed how Simone got confessed with their names and confessed, “I think I can tell the difference between you two, but just knowing which name goes with who, I just get confused with.” The fun interaction between the trio shows how grounded and humble Simone is as a person.

Simone Biles and her unconventional choices

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When Simone Biles announced her withdrawal from the women’s gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics, she surprised the sporting community.

TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 25: Simone Biles of Team United States looks on during Women’s Qualification on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The decision of Biles to skip the Olympics undoubtedly had an impact on her career. The decision of the seven-time Olympic medalist was unexpected. Apart from foregoing the potential to extend her record as the most decorated gymnast in history, Biles also faced a financial blow with the choice.

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But none could deter her from making the choices that she made. Simone, who is only 25 years old, continues to be one of the most well-known athletes globally. She proactively speaks on important issues and her decisions have always set her apart.

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Mubhaswara Ahamed

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Mubhaswara Ahamed is working as a US Sports Author for Essentially Sports. Having completed a Grad degree in English Literature from Calcutta University, Mubhaswara was introduced to the world of sports by her father. She always had a passion for games.

Edited By: Rupak Kumar Jha

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