[WATCH] Simone Biles first woman to land Yurchenko double pike in competition
The American artistic gymnast has a combined total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals.
What is so special about this feat you may ask?
The Yurchenko double pike has a very high difficulty level and is historically only done by male gymnasts.
What is the Yurchenko double-pike?
'The gymnast does a round-off onto the springboard, back handspring onto the vaulting table, and then flips into the air,' explains NBC Sport.
Simone Biles just became the first woman in history to land a Yurchenko double pike in competition 👸🏾 pic.twitter.com/bVoZrqgRBK— Coach Christi, DNP 👩🏾⚕️🥎 (@SnapMyAd) May 23, 2021
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