US gymnastics star Simone Biles has wowed pundits by landing an unbelievable triple-double combination, becoming the first person in history to successfully make the incredibly difficult element.
The four-time Olympic champion, who possesses the highest difficulty on floor exercise in the world, nailed a never-seen-before combo that hasn’t even been performed by men.
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The 22-year-old threw an unbelievable triple-twisting combination with a double flip (triple-double) before successfully landing it on a gymnastics mat, which is allowed at the national championships.
— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 12, 2019
Biles’ insane routine earned praise and admiration from gymnastics lovers who said the newly devised floor routine was “humanly impossible.”
Simone Biles, in extreme slow motion. pic.twitter.com/mjdYp0zwkv
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) August 12, 2019
“No kidding – she gets 8 feet in the air from the ground? If I hadn’t seen it I would not believe it’s humanly possible. Incredible,” one user wrote.
Congrats to Simone Biles!
She is the FIRST person in HISTORY to perform a double-double dismount on a beam 🙌🏾👏🏾 pic.twitter.com/ukoAE2K7SO
— MEFeater Magazine (@mefeater) August 10, 2019
Biles won her sixth US national title during a two-day, all-around event, posting the sum of 118.500 points, nearly five points ahead of silver medalist Sunisa Lee, and almost eight points ahead of Grace McCallum, who finished third.