What's next for gymnastics great Simone Biles after Tokyo?

Gymnastics superstar Simone Biles left Tokyo on Wednesday with her fame intact, but changed from the person she had been before the games.

Suffering from the twistiesa mental condition in which gymnasts lose the sense of where their bodies are in midair — 담즙 stunned the world by withdrawing from some Olympics events.
I had no idea where I was in the air,” Biles said in an interview on the “오늘” 보여 주다, speaking of her performance in a team event. “You can literally see it in my eyes in the pictures, like I was petrified.
      담즙, who won four gold medals and a bronze in the 2016 올림픽, went on to win bronze on the balance beam in Tokyo, a medal that meantmore than all the golds, because I’ve pushed through so much the last five years and the last week,” she said in a “오늘” 인터뷰보기.
        The experience, 그녀가 말했다, allowed her to realize that she ismore than my medals in gymnastics. I’m a human being, and I’ve done some courageous things outside of this sport,” she said in the interview.
          “나는 생각하지 않는다, if this situation didn’t happen, I would have never seen it that way,” 그녀가 말했다.
          After four Olympic golds and 19 world championship titles, the 24-year-old has brought about a wider discussion on the mental health challenges facing top-performing athletes, an amazing feat in itself.
          What’s next for this extraordinary young woman?

          Rest and therapy

          담즙’ 코치, Cecile Canqueteau-Landi, said the star athlete isopenly talking about therapy, and that’s what she’s going to go through.
          “솔직히, I think we all should do it,” Canqueteau-Landi told reporters in Tokyo, 에 따르면 달라스 모닝 뉴스. “No shame on it. I think I might need to. It’s been one hell of a week — some very highs, some very lows.
          Some much-deserved R&R also looks to be in Biles’ 미래.
          She deservessome vacation,” Canqueteau-Landi said, 에 따르면 사람들. “I think she needs a good break. We’re going to go back to work but I’m happy for her that she gets to go back to her family, her boyfriend, her dog. She’s just going to go home and enjoy.

          The Gold Over America Tour

          An extended vacation may have to wait until after the Gold Over America Tour that Biles will be starring in starting next month.
          She and other star gymnasts, including Laurie Hernandez and Jordan Chiles, will be touring 35 cities throughout the United States to celebrate female athletes.
          I love the sport of gymnastics and wanted to help create a show that celebrates the pure joy of performing,” Biles said in announcing the tour.
          The first performance will be in Tucscon, 애리조나, 9 월 21, and the last is in Boston on November 7. The schedule and tickets are available 여기.

          Paris in 2024?

          Will Biles compete in the Paris Olympics in 2024?
          I just need to process this whole thing first,” she said at a news conference in Tokyo when asked that question.
          나중, in an interview on the “오늘” 보여 주다, she said she’skeeping the door opento the Paris games.
          Her coaches are French, and Biles in the past has indicated she might compete there to honor them.
            Coaching, 물론이야, is another possibility down the line.
            Maybe one day, I have no idea what’s going to happen,” Biles said on the “오늘” show when asked about coaching. “I’m just going to take it day by day.

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