What’s Next for Simone Biles – Here’s What Simone Biles Has to Say

Published 08/08/2021, 9:48 AM EDT
Simone Biles competes on the floor at the U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics trials in St Louis, Missouri, U.S. June 25, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson


After a topsy-turvy Tokyo Olympics 2020 campaign, Simone Biles is back home with her family in Houston. She suffered from the twisties which prevented her from competing in most of her events.

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They gave Simone Biles a hero’s welcome back in Houston, Texas. They filled the gymnast’s neighborhood with ‘Welcome Back Simone’ signs. After coming back to the US, many wondered what would be next for the four-time Olympic gold medalist.

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What’s next for Simone Biles?

Biles’s national team coach, Cecile Landi, spoke about how the star will go through therapy. “Honestly, I think we all should do it,” Landi told reporters in Tokyo after Team USA’s rollercoaster of emotions during their Tokyo Olympics journey.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Beam – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – August 3, 2021. Gold medallist Guan Chenchen of China, silver medallist Tang Xijing of China and bronze medallist Simone Biles of the United States pose with medals. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Cecile Landi felt the whole team should go through therapy to get their minds right after the team hit a lot of highs and lows. Landi also spoke about how Simone Biles was going to get some well-deserved R&R.

The national coach is going straight back to work but is happy that Simone gets to spend time with her family and have a vacation for herself. Extended vacation isn’t on the cards right now since the Olympian will go on a tour with Team USA and NCAA gymnasts.

Simone Biles and her teammates will go on a tour called, ‘the Gold over America tour’. Biles is organizing this tour independently to celebrate female athletes in America. They will visit 35 cities across the United States.

“I love the sport of gymnastics and wanted to help create a show that celebrates the pure joy of performing,” Biles said.

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Paris Olympics 2024

In Tokyo, reporters frequently asked Simone if she would compete in the Olympics again. “I just need to process this whole thing first,” Simone Biles said in an interview in Tokyo. She, however, has kept the door open for Paris 2024.

Her coaches are French, and she’s wanted to compete in Paris to honor her coaches, which is why she hasn’t yet denied or confirmed whether she will take part in the Paris 2024 Olympics.

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Another possibility for Biles is coaching, “Maybe one day, I have no idea what’s going to happen,” Biles said when asked if she would coach. The American star wants to take things day by day and see where things go. She doesn’t want to try to force anything to happen.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Combat Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature. Allan is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC.

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