Dominique Dawes Says Simone Biles Would've Smoked Her In Competition, She's 'Unreal!'
Gymnastics legend Dominique Dawes is keepin' it real ... telling TMZ Sports Simone Biles would've SMOKED her in competition -- even during her prime!!
"I remember when I was maybe fooling around in the gym once with one of the National Team coaches and he wanted me to try a double," Dawes said."And, I was like, 'Not going to happen.'"Dawes added,"Like, it was unheard of, even with a free-foam pit I was unwilling to do it. And yet, she’s doing it almost to perfection, and doing it on a hard landing and even over-rotating it."
Dawes tells us she believes Biles will be"on top of that podium" in this year's Olympics ... beating all types of records -- including her own!"I mean she’s going to probably surpass what I accomplished." the 44-year-old says."But, again I can’t stress the importance of how much I admire her, not for just being an athlete but for her being a spokesperson and activist and recognizing that there’s a lot of changes that need to be made in the sport of gymnastics."
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Yeah, no sh*t! I was in love with her as a kid I feel old Should a woulda coulda BUT she chose drugs so NEXT!! There has STILL never been a triple tumbling pass like DOMINATE Dawes did. She is an ICON. Wow, I haven't seen her in a LONG time. Love 'Awesome Dawesome' and it's great to see the older generation praising the younger one.
Young Black athletes are launching a mental health revolutionYoung Black athletes are launching a mental health revolution. Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka, Raven Saunders and others have publicly taken their mental health into their hands in a way never seen before in elite sports. Reporting by CiCiAdams_: - NBCBLK CiCiAdams_ NBCBLK Democrats all have mental health issues CiCiAdams_ NBCBLK Cannabis helps. Try it Should not be a banned substance for athletes or in most workplaces, especially if you have a medical card. CiCiAdams_ NBCBLK Young athletes*
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