Simone Biles Reunited With US Gymnastics Team 861 Miles Away From Home for a Special Reason

Published 05/06/2023, 9:45 AM EDT

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On April 22, Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens dropped a series of pictures from their wedding and made a splash among their fans. But, the party has just begun. The power couple is all set for their destination wedding in the beautiful North American sunny locale, 861 miles away from home. Though last month, the pair exchanged vows in an intimate courtroom setting, Mr. & Mrs. Owens invited a hoard full of guests to their destination wedding convivial. Interestingly, apart from friends and family, Biles’ guest list also includes her fellow gymnasts.

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To keep her fans updated about her wedding festivities, Biles continues to share a treasure trove of photos and videos from her second wedding ceremony. While in one post she shared the video clips of her rehearsal dinner, in another, Biles pulled off the curtains from her welcome party attire. Likewise, in one post, she shared a picture of herself with her gymnastics clan and clinched all the social media attention.

Simone Biles invited her gymnastics comrades to her wedding

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The 26-year-old posted a snippet of herself with her gymnastics fam through her Instagram handle. The gymnasts in the picture can be seen donning swimming outfits, all while posing gracefully for the lens. The Olympian invited her on-stage rivals, Melanie de Jesus dos Santos, and Katelyn Ohashi. 

Interestingly, the Olympian’s fellow US team gymnasts, Aly Raisman, Maggie Nichols, Madison Kocian, and Jordan Chiles, also graced their presence at Biles’ wedding ceremony. More so, in one of the snippets shared by the gymnast, the bridesmaids can be seen flaunting white attire all while wearing either a tiara or a headpiece at the rehearsal dinner. 

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Moreover, earlier in April, Biles invited her gymnastics fam to her bridal shower and had a great time celebrating several pre-wedding rituals with her family, and close-knit acquaintances.

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Biles celebrated pre-wedding rituals with her fellow gymnasts

In April, the Olympian pulled off the curtains from her lavish bridal shower that took place at the Juliana HTX in Houston, Texas. Taking to her Instagram handle, she shared a multitude of pictures of the festivities. Interestingly, Biles posted a series of stills with her bridesmaids with whom she shared a strong bond during her gymnastics vocation. She shared photos with four WCC gymnasts, viz. Zie Miller, Tiana Sumanasekara, Dulcy Caylor, and Joscelyn Robertson.

In Pictures: Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens’ Dream Destination for 2nd Wedding Will Leave You in Awe

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From reuniting with her gymnastics comrades to keeping in check the pre-wedding rituals, the 26-year-old left no stone unturned to make her wedding a grand affair. As the power couple has now exchanged vows for the second time, fans are getting excited to see more pictures from Biles and Owens’s wedding shenanigans.

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Purva Jain

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Purva Jain is a senior sports writer for Essentially Sports. With her expertise in surfing, Purva has a deep passion for the ocean and a love for the thrill of big waves. Author of ‘Gold and Brown’, ‘Chasing the North Star’ and ‘Light Beneath the Shadows’, Purva idolizes Kelly Slater, taking to heart his famous quote, "There's always a wave you want to surf.
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