Tokyo, Japan; The Olympics: This year mental health has been a huge topic of discussion amongst the people. COVID has helped to intensify these feelings of overwhelmingness for everyone around the globe. Athletes deal with so much pressure not to say everyone doesn’t, but to be on this stage and to have been doing it for years like Simone has I’m sure it can get to be a lot at times.
Biles decided to pull out of another team final to focus on her mental health. Simone may still compete in the individual competitions starting next week, for now, it’s all a bit unclear. Simone has a very unique platform that’s been able to help shed light on the importance of mental health amongst all of us. IMUer’s watch the video above for more details and please send your thoughts and prayers Simone’s way she can get her mind back on track.
Source & Video: SKY Sports
Cover Photo: Linda Ikeij’s Blog