Reigning American gymnastics champion, Simone Biles says she is "simply happy" in a new Instagram post.
Simone recently took to social media to share a photo of her clad in a black sleeveless top showing off her silver-studded chest piercing. The Gymnast's post earned her a lot of compliments from her fans.
Simone Biles at Game Two of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Minute Maid Park on October 23, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images
As reported by The Blast, Biles' upload comes hours after the recent announcement of the cancellation of the US Gymnastics National Championship, which was scheduled previously for next month.
[Simone Biles] seems to have figured out a coping mechanism for this lock-down, she fears for the mental toll of the suspension of the 2020 Olympics on athletes.
According to the Blast, Simone, if the championship were to hold, would have been favored to capture her seventh all-around crown in eight seasons.
Her happy post on Instagram comes as a surprise as the Blast recalls that last month she revealed to NBC's "Today" show that she cried when she received the news of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponement.
In another news-post, the Blast reveals that the 23-year-old Gymnast has been keeping herself busy with entertaining her 3.8 million followers on Instagram since the advised social distancing due to COVID-19.
Biles made headlines when she participated in the Handstand Challenge, which involves maintaining the headstand position while taking off your clothes. Her post currently has over 2 million views, according Blast.
Blast adds that the record-breaking Gymnast also jumped on the "Tiger King" trend which many celebrities including singer Britney Spears, and "Teen Mom OG" alum Farrah Abraham.
"Tiger King" is a documentary mini-series about the adventures of a zookeeper, Joe Exotic airing on Netflix. For her shout out to the show, Simone posted a photo of her in a tiger-print bikini showing off her ripped body.
Although the Gymnast seems to have figured out a coping mechanism for this lock-down, she fears for the mental toll of the suspension of the 2020 Olympics on athletes.
In an NPR morning edition broadcast, Host King expected that Biles would be going after the medal that she didn't get four years ago at the last Olympics in Rio, which was for the balance beam.
While Simone does not doubt that her coaches will be able to get her back in shape physically, the Guardian shares that the Olympic champion will be 24 when the games are held next year. According to Guardian, 24 is practically old for a competing gymnast.