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Simone Biles leading a new generation of athletes who prioritize mental health

August 2, 2021

To watch Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles soar through the air is like watching a superhuman defy the laws of physics. So perhaps that’s why it is easy to forget that Ms. Biles is still human and subject to stress and illness, just like the rest of us. When Ms. Biles recently bowed out of the team final and later the women’s all-around finals in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, the news was shocking. She was slated to lead the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team to another gold medal with her death-defying, high-flying routines.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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