Simone Biles gravity-defying physics by Quartz   3 years ago

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Is Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles really unbeatable? We break down the physics behind her signature move.

Less than halfway through her first Olympics, Simone Biles is already a legend USA gymnast. She is not merely better than any other in female gymnastics right now. She is quite possibly the best female gymnast ever—dominating on the beam, floor and vault. Watch Simone Biles on video and see she does more complicated tricks and has nearly flawless execution, and she already has a move named after her.

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