Simone Biles Has Message For Fans After ‘Twisties’ Reveal

Simone Biles isn’t exactly having the same vibes as her amazing 2016 Summer Olympics, but things are different for her now, and she learned a lot about herself and how much her fans have got her back. Biles withdrew from the team finals and individual all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics over Mental Health issues.

She wasn’t mentally prepared to go through any competition.

“I just don’t trust myself as much as I used to,” she said. “I don’t know if it’s age, but I’m a little bit more nervous when I do gymnastics. I feel like I’m also not having as much fun, and I know that…this Olympic Games I wanted to do it for myself, and I was still doing it for other people, so that just hurts my heart badly, that doing what I love has been taken away.”

Simone also revealed she has a case of the Twisties.


This morning Simone Biles posted a few photos from her time at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Instagram with the caption:

“Forever thankful to have such an amazing support system by my side.”

Initial reactions of Biles withdrawing were mixed, but the more info people received, she started receiving plenty of support. No one realized that she could get seriously injured if her mind isn’t right. Props to Biles on owning it, and still sticking by her teammates.

She could have easily bailed on them, and she didn’t.

A True Champion. She’ll be back.

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