WATCH: Simone Biles Announces Huge Invite For All-Athlete Party

Published 10/15/2021, 12:58 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Team – Final – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – July 27, 2021. Simone Biles of the United States in action on the vault. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson/File Photo SEARCH “OLYMPICS DAY 5” FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS EDITOR’S CHOICE, SEARCH “REUTERS OLYMPICS TOPIX” FOR ALL EDITOR’S CHOICE PICTURES.


In what is a short yet extremely decorated career, Simone Biles has risen out of the wilderness to become one of the most successful gymnasts ever. However, putting aside the rich history of the Olympic legend, it’s not her medals alone that make her the GOAT she is. A staunch advocate for the importance of mental health, Biles is what modern-day greatness looks like.

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Since her appearance in Tokyo, Simone has been wowing fans with her moves on the Gold Over American tour. However, taking a break from the bus, she made an on-screen appearance to deliver some exciting news.

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Simone Biles has something to say…

Taking to her Instagram recently, Simone shared some light on her upcoming project. Notably, the 24-year-old invited all athletes around the globe to register for the Fifth Annual Biles Internal Invitational meet. Speaking of the iconic event, the Olympian said, “Is your gym registered for the Biles invitational 2022? January 28th through the 30th, you don’t want to miss this.”

 

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“There will be an exclusive athlete party on, winter Luau theme, January 28th, Friday night. Save the date. There will also be an autograph signing session. I can’t wait to see everybody there,” Simone added.

Notably, the remarkable event is all set for an extravagant display next year. From meet and greets to taking the next step as an aspiring athlete, the opportunity is up for grabs. To register, check out worldchampionscentre.com/events.

Death-defying, quite literally

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Simone Biles took the world by storm in Japan, simply by taking a stand when it mattered the most. What many believe is stale news by now, in fact, continues to inspire those in dire need of hope and inspiration. At the biggest stage in the world of sports, Simone turned down a shot at success, prioritizing her mental health above all.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Team – Final – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – July 27, 2021. Simone Biles of the United States during the Women’s Team Final REUTERS/Mike Blake

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Simone experienced a case of ‘twisties’ while performing for team America. Significantly, she lost her confidence, having lost her balance, and withdrew from the games, citing mental health concerns. However, while many criticized her for the same, Simone also received the highest amount of praise and admiration for her brave step.

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Simone is now regarded as the GOAT of gymnastics. Having already wowed fans on her dream tour, what does the Fifth Annual Biles Internal Invitational meet have in store?

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Melroy Fernandes

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Melroy Joseph Fernandes is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. A Mass Media graduate from St. Andrew's College, Mumbai, Melroy has been a content writer for the past 6 years, curating stories for several brands, starting from his own.

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