If you think gymnast Simone Biles might be shutting things down for awhile after her record medal haul at the Rio Olympic Games, then you don’t know
Jack Simone. While reportedly she is taking a year-long break from training, he schedule is fuller than ever.
In the brief time since returning from Brazil, Biles has been a presenter at MTV’s Video Music Awards, appeared on the Ellen Show, and starred in the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions. Most recently, she is featured in an ad for Beats by Dre fittingly entitled “Greatness Doesn’t Stop.”
73 QUESTIONS WITH VOGUE
As if conducting interviews on a daily basis isn’t enough, Biles flawlessly fielded 73 questions from Vogue magazine in under seven minutes.
Among the more interesting tidbits gleaned from Biles rapid-fire responses are that her gymnastics icon is Alicia Sacramone; the move she would most like to steal is the shaposh half on bars (named for former Soviet gymnast Natalia Shaposhnikova); and her walk-on song is “Calm Down” by G Eazy.
MISS BILES GOES TO WASHINGTON
Earlier in the week, Biles and three of her Final Five compatriots (Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian) invaded the White House, where…
…Biles gifted POTUS a surfboard for his upcoming Hawaiian vaction…
…the Flexible Four almost coaxed the President doing the splits…
…tossed fruit with First Lady Michelle Obama….
…and played with First Pooches, Sunny and Bo.
On top of everything, the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions is booked solid through two November 13 appearances at TD Garden in Boston. Well, at least Biles can rest after Tokyo in four years. Then again, maybe not…