16 August, 2016

A Full Revolution - The New Yorker

A Full Revolution - The New Yorker: "“People say I’m the best, but I still don’t think that,” Biles said. “I guess if I go to the Olympics and do well, maybe I’ll believe it.” It was surprising to hear a top athlete admit to doubt, but Nellie Biles said that the uncertainty went back to Simone’s complaint that she couldn’t watch herself do the things that she does. If only she could see what the crowd sees—her body flying farther and higher than anyone else’s—there would be little left to doubt."

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