THE EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD OF SIMONE BILES
Simone Biles was born on March 14, 1997, in Columbus, Ohio.
She was raised by her grandparents, as her mother struggled with addiction and her father was not present.
Biles began practicing gymnastics at the age of six, and quickly showed a natural talent for the sport.
At the age of 14, she won her first national title at the 2011 American Classic.
Biles has gone on to become one of the most successful gymnasts of all time, with numerous Olympic and World Championship medals to her name.
Despite facing challenges in her personal life, Biles has remained dedicated to her sport and continues to inspire young gymnasts around the world.