Twelve Texans to Watch in Tokyo

Twelve Texans to Watch in Tokyo

texans to watch at the olympics in tokyoIf Team USA named a captain for the Tokyo Olympics (July 23–August 8), it would surely be Texas native and defending all-around women’s gymnastics champion Simone Biles. The acrobatic marvel from Spring makes a fitting flag-bearer for a female-dominated Team Texas as well: 34 of the state’s 50 Olympic hopefuls this summer are women. Hailing from Galveston and Dallas, Abilene and Flint, our athletes showcase the diversity and excellence that define our state. Watching them live—fourteen hours ahead of Central Time—won’t be easy, but here are twelve who’ll be worth the sleep deprivation. And don’t miss learning more about some of the athletes in our From Texas to Tokyo online video series. Simone Biles Hometown: SpringAge: 24Events: Team, floor exercise, balance beam, vault, all-aroundWhen to…View Original Post

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