Five-time Olympic medalist, Simon Biles participated in the U.S. Classic on Saturday, marking the first time the gymnast has competed in over a year.
During a training session on Friday, Biles was seen practicing a challenging vault stunt: the Yurchenko double pike. According to The Washington Post, the move has never been done by a female gymnast in competition.
Take a look.
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