If the latest clip shared by Simone Biles is any indication, the gymnasts who were planning to compete against her at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo might want to consider just staying home:
The sharp-eyed viewers on Reddit described the move as a double pike Yurchenko.
Biles picked up four gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and has only gotten better since, setting an all-time medal record at the world championships last autumn.
Although it wasn’t clear if she was working on the move for Tokyo, fans were rightfully impressed:
Simone Biles is working a Yurchenko double pike vault — and one that looks ready for the hard landing surface. No woman has ever attempted a Yurchenko double flipping vault in international competition. Wow. https://t.co/zXqOrxalRb
— Blythe Lawrence (@rockergymnastix) February 3, 2020
Please do this in competition. PLEASE.
— KARL WARDEN (@KarlWarden) February 3, 2020
I am sure the move was impressive and probably impossible for most of your competitors but all I could focus on was how awesome the “landing” was. I want to disappear in foam blocks!
— Vox Populi (@voxpopulx) February 3, 2020