Going Against Her Wish, Simone Biles Parents Drop Unseen Pictures From April National Camp

Published 04/02/2024, 5:39 PM EDT

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Paris hopefuls have to go through some warmup events to confirm their July seats. And one of those events is the USA Gymnastics National Training Camp, being aired from April 2. In Katy, Texas, the top-tier gymnasts have been putting up a great show. Especially Simone Biles, who lit her 2024 lamp on this competitive mat. But a serious complication surfaced when fans found themselves sitting in front of a ‘pink screen’ .

FlipNow.TV’s  PPV charges were a whopping $9.99 and fans agreed to pay over the odds to watch their favorite athletes perform. But they were left infuriated when Biles and her compatriots didn’t show up on the screen while Camp verification. This may be because opting out of a stream is an option to them. As more controversies kept coming, the 26-year-old shocked fans with her latest update.


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Simone Biles’ shared frame with her girls


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World Champions Centre, Biles’ holy gym run by her parents, has an official Instagram handle. The latest post features the WCC bunch who hit the Training Camp routines just to secure seats at the Pacific Rim Championships and the City of Jesolo Trophy. Capping it off with “@usagym April Camp✨2024 countdown is on: 115 days till 🇫🇷 ✈️ @nbcolympics @paris2024”, Biles parents went against her will. Since fans didn’t get a glimpse of her prowess on stage, it can be assumed that she chose not to go public.


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But there have been several complaints against USA Gym’s move since they released the list of athletes with all the names. Just 115 days to the marquee event and Biles’ shot at bagging her 5th gold and more. But what next? Is she planning to draw a line to her year with the Paris Olympics?


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Written by:

Agnijeeta Majumder


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Agnijeeta Majumder is an Olympic Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Being a former sprinter herself, Agnijeeta takes a specific interest in field events. She covers track and field, equestrian sports, alpine skiing, and gymnastics.
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Sampurna Pal