Is Simone Biles the greatest athlete ever? | The Tylt

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Is Simone Biles the greatest athlete ever?
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Simone Biles won her sixth U.S. Gymnastics Championship and became the first woman to land a triple twist, double flip in the floor exercise and double-twisting, double somersault on the balance beam. Some consider her the greatest athlete ever, especially since gymnasts retire after their teens. Others think while she might be the greatest gymnast ever, Biles is not the greatest overall athlete. What do you think? 🤸

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No American woman has won five U.S. all-around titles—until Simone Biles. Then she added another one in 2019 just to flex that she could. The greatest gymnast of all time put her stamp on the sport with another dominating performance and winning the all-around gold. She also did it with two unprecedented moves that have never been landed in competition: The triple twist, double flip on the floor exercise and the double-twisting, double somersault dismount on the balance beam.

Biles' otherworldly performance at age 22, in a sport where your teens are your prime, is ridiculous and should make her the greatest athlete ever.

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What Simone Biles is doing a great, but dominating teenagers isn't exactly anything new. Athletes are building toward their prime or are in their prime at age 21. Biles also has only been dominating the sport since 2013.

In order to be considered the G.O.A.T., success should b sustained as long as the other greats in sports. Michael Jordan dominated for two decades, as did Wayne Gretzky and Serena Williams. Biles is great, but she isn't the greatest... yet. 

FINAL RESULTS
Is Simone Biles the greatest athlete ever?
A festive crown for the winner
#SimoneGOAT
#GreatNotGreatest
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