TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Gymnastics star Simone Biles is trying to regroup after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the 2020 Olympics to be pushed back to the summer of 2021.
Biles told The Associated Press that while she plans to compete in Tokyo, “nothing is set in stone.”READ MORE: Arlington Native Maren Morris Wins Female Artist Of The Year At ACM Awards
The 23 year old is attempting to become the first woman in more than 50 years to repeat as Olympic all-around champion.READ MORE: Fort Worth Officer Fatally Shoots Armed Attempted Carjacking Suspect, Chief Says
She’s focusing on making sure she can handle the mental challenge of having to hit reset following the postponement.
Biles said she was planning to “empty the gas tank” this summer and now has to find a way to fill it back up.MORE NEWS: Authorities: No One In Driver's Seat Of Tesla Before Crash That Killed 2 In Texas
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