May 18, 2024

News Collective

Complete New Zealand News World

Simone Biles, the gymnastics queen who struggled with her mental health and is actually the most successful woman in history

Simone Biles, the gymnastics queen who struggled with her mental health and is actually the most successful woman in history

American gymnast Simone Biles He continues to expand his legend. Stand on the platform 35 times in one World Championship also Olympic Games It should be enough for most athletes. not for her not hers. Biles has shown that her hunger and desire to compete is still intact. She has battled mental health and is now the most decorated gymnast in history.

Simone Biles won her sixth World Championships title on Friday Antwerp World Cup. Success that allowed her to equal the Japanese Kohei Uchimura As the gymnast with the most world championships in history.

The victory in Antwerp secured his 34th Olympic and World Championships medal, surpassing the Belarusian’s record. Vitaly Scherbo and establishing herself as the most successful gymnast of all time.

[Simone Biles crea un nuevo salto con su nombre y hace historia en el Mundial de Amberes]

At just 26 years old, Simone Biles’ Golden Story began writing ten years ago also in Antwerp. There, when he was 16 and wearing braces, he won his first World Cup. From there he didn’t stop and his legend grew at an unstoppable rate.

Psychological health

Simone Biles went through one of the most difficult episodes of her sports career Tokyo Olympics. There, the seven-time Olympic medalist faced a harsher reality when she saw how the ‘twists’, the disconnect between the mind and body, had a harsh impact on her.

Which made him abandon individual, floor, jumping, and asymmetrical exercises after suffering from this interruption in the jumping exercise. Although it is true that she will return to achieve bronze on bars, Simone Biles proved that she is not the same after obtaining her seventh medal. It was a prelude to a long reset break.

See also  Xunta will celebrate the World Day for Safety and Health at Work with a week of events

She decided to completely distance herself from the competition to heal herself and find a haven of calm away from the spotlight: “Since I stepped on the mat, I’ve been alone with my head, dealing with the demons in my head. I have to do what’s right.” “For me to focus on my mental health and not compromising my health and well-being,” he said at the time. “We have to protect our minds and bodies and not limit ourselves to doing what the world wants us to do.”

[El regreso triunfal de Biles: 732 días de ausencia, su batalla con la salud mental y la incógnita de los JJOO]

After 732 days of making the radical decision, Simone Biles is back. A long battle for her sanity, which to her is “much more important than all the medals she could win.” This is what made the American emerge as one of the great figures in giving voice to this type of problem.

His comeback came in a big way. he Now the arena is in Hoffman EstatesOn the outskirts of chicago, witnessed the Simone Biles saga. There she was greeted with cheers and honors, and the audience fully embraced her at such an important moment for her. They did not disappoint, as they dominated the test from start to finish and were 5,000 points clear of the second-placed team.

On Friday he competed again and did so in a big way. Clearly the best Simone Biles is coming. Now, the Olympics are on the horizon. It remains to be seen whether the American is mentally prepared to face the Olympic challenge, but there is no doubt that she is at the athletic level.

See also  Why there are more and more disruptions to flights (and the trend is not expected to change)