September 27, 2021

Simone Biles adds flip and twist to her first pitch at Game 2 of World Series

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles threw the first pitch during Game 2 at the World Series in Houston on Wednesday, and it was a pitch to remember.The decorated 22-year-old gymnast brought a unique and literal spin to her throw for the Astros. Biles, who earned a record number 25 gymnastics world championship titles, executed an all-star worthy flip and twist before her ceremonial first pitch.SIMONE BILES BECOMES MOST-DECORATED GYMNAST AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH 24TH MEDALBiles is also a hometown resident as she grew up in Spring, Texas, which is a northern suburb of Houston. She had previously thrown the first pitch for the Astros during a game in 2016, where she also incorporated her gymnastic skills.CLICK TO VISIT THE ALL-NEW FOXBUSINESS.COM
Gymnast Simone Biles does a flip before throwing the ceremonial first pitch before Game 2 of the baseball World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Biles broke the all-time record at the world gymnastics championships in Stuttgart, Germany, last week when she secured her 25th medal at the event, beating the record for most world medals by men or women, previously set by Belarusian men’s gymnast Vitaly Scherbo.FOX News’ Nicole Darrah contributed to this report.
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