Simone Biles featured on Time magazine's 2021 list of world's 100 most influential people

Simone Biles featured on Time magazine's 2021 list of world's 100 most influential people

HOUSTON — Time magazine has named Simone Biles on its list of "World's Most Influential People" for 2021. Houston has long known it's had a true gem in native Simone Biles, the most decorated professional gymnast on the planet. But this year, it wasn't her gravity defying routines that have re-shaped the sport that captured the world's attention. It was the lesson she taught us all about being grounded. Biles made national headlines when she decided to pull out of all but one Olympic final event in Tokyo to prioritize her mental and physical health, challenging the mindset that "true athletes" push through the pain at all cost. Since then, she has continued to advocate for mental health. Serena Williams, another world-champion athlete who has the bare to pressure of …
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