Simone Biles has became the first gymnast to land a double-double dismount .
The five-time Olympic medalist and 14-time world champion just became the first gymnast to ever attempt and land a double-twisting, double somersault dismount off the balance beam, this information was made known to the public by Team USA.
The 22-year-old Simone Biles became the first woman to attempt a triple-double — two flips and three twists in the air — in competition during the floor exercise. But the gymnast just missed the landing, falling forward at first attempt. which she sincerely expressed frustrations after her miss, saying she was “pissed off”, according to Team USA.
The champion who did not let the first experience to weigh her down, few hours later, she completed the double-double dismount, so it doesn’t seem as though the star is letting anything hold her back.
The tournament will still continue on Sunday, as she is expected to win her sixth US title, something that no woman has done since Clara Schroth Lomady in 1952.