Watch Her #BlackGirlMagic: Simone Biles Is the First Woman in 40 Years to Do This

Simone Biles

Watch Her #BlackGirlMagic: Simone Biles Is the First Woman in 40 Years to Do This

The star gymnast accomplished an amazing goal.

Published June 29, 2016

It turns out that Simone Biles's floor routine from this past weekend didn't only set the internet on fire to the tune of nearly 15 million views.

It also paved the way for the 19-year-old U.S. Olympics gold-medalist hopeful to post a record-setting feat.

USA Today Sports is reporting that Biles became the first woman in over 40 years to win four titles with her victory at the P&G Women's Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis this past weekend. To put her historic domination in perspective, her score of 62.100 was almost four points more than teammate Aly Raisman  — a margin of epic proportions in gymnastics. #BlackGirlMagic indeed.

Take a look at Simone slay this floor routine and it's easy to understand that we're witnessing someone special here.

That being said, you already know the excitement is going to be in the air during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, as Gabby Douglas and Biles will lead a U.S. gymnastics team that has a chance to be the most dominating squad in the history of the American ladies.

What's scary for her competition is it seems like Simone is just warming up.

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Written by BET Staff

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