“The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will match athleticism and entertainment,” Biles said in a statement.“The show embodies the themes of empowerment and togetherness which was on display in Tokyo. Together, all the gymnasts on this tour want to inspire the next generation of women and athletes.”
I can literally feel this tequila running through my body— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 13, 2021
Per the press release, the Gold Over America show emerges from the gymnasts "personal values of empowerment, friendship, positive body image, mental health awareness, and self-confidence."Four-time gold medal champion and the most decorated U.S. athlete of all time, Biles, shocked the world when she withdrew from the individual all-around competition finals during this year's Tokyo Olympics in an effort to prioritize her mental health, which helped open up an international conversation about mental health among athletes, performers, and youth. Advocating for mental health is what inspired the Gold Over America lineup, tour, and mission.
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