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Uncategorized / May 25, 2017

A low murmur began to build in the crowd as Biles revolved two and a half times on one foot, her other leg stretched parallel to the beam, then flipped while twisting a hundred and eighty degrees, all on a plank narrower than a standard American curb. The thrill of watching high-level gymnasts comes in part from the threat of disaster underlying the beauty of their routines—a strain that is often evident in the gymnasts’ faces. Biles, however, projects a sense of assured inevitability. “It’s like there’s no effort,” Steve Penny, the head of USA Gymnastics, said, seated next to me in the front row.Gymnastics is one of the most popular televised events of the Olympics—some fans tune in for the acrobatics, and others for the tears—but its punishing physicality is better understood in person. When Biles executed a flawless back handspring, followed by a pair of backflips, it sounded as if the beam were about to crack in half. Penny convulsed ecstatically. “The beam is crying for help!” he yelled, throwing his hands into the air. Two seats away, someone from the Canadian gymnastics federation shrugged and laughed in resigned defeat, which is more or less how the gymnastics…