What Next: What Happened to Simone Biles?


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On Tuesday morning, Simone Biles, the most decorated gymnast of all time, withdrew from the team all-around competition at the Tokyo Olympics citing mental health concerns. Biles’ move shocked most watchers but may reveal a deeper cultural shift happening within USA Gymnastics.

Guest: Rebecca Schuman, former gymnast and the author of Schadenfreude, A Love Story.

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