SPRING, Texas – There will come a time when the details of Simone Biles’ achievements have grown fuzzy.
Only the most diehard of gymnastics fans will be able to recall exactly how many medals she won at the world championships without doing a Google search. The general public will have forgotten the number of skills named after her. Many of the records that exemplify her greatness will have faded to the background unless someone comes along to challenge them.
This is not a reflection of Biles, or her accomplishments. It happens with all the greats, the downside of a world constantly looking at what’s next.
Much like Muhammad Ali, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Billie Jean King and Serena Williams, however, Biles has etched herself into the collective consciousness for