Simone Biles’ impact on mental health continues to reverberate | Women of the Year

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles removed herself from competition in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. She had no idea the impact that decision would make in the conversation around mental health.
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  1. One of the more admirable things about elite athletes had been the mental toughness that was required to reach the highest levels.

  2. They gave her all this hype, calling her great, then she went to Olympics and performed terrible and was forced to quit.

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