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Beyond The Routine: Simone Biles (Episode 1)

Jun 25, 2013

Episode 1: Simone Biles Attempts the Yurchenko Triple

Simone Biles burst onto the international scene in her first year as a senior elite, placing second all around at the 2013 AT&T American Cup, then winning an incredible five gold medals at the City of Jesolo Trophy (All Around, Team, Vault, Beam, and Floor). Biles is one of the top contenders for a spot on the USA Women's 2013 World Championship team and her Amanar has been compared to McKayla Maroney's. The gymnastics community is anxiously waiting to find out if the triple twisting yurchenko will be known as the "Maroney" or the "Biles." In episode 1 of Beyond the Routine with Biles, find out how she first caught her coach's eye and watch her attempt a skill no woman has ever competed.

Link to episode two.

Link to episode three.