Simone Biles was born on March 14, 1997. Her sister, Adria, is also a gymnast. They both train at Bannon's Gymnastix.
In 2007, Simone competed level eight. She won floor at the Statewide Qualifier. At the State Championships, she placed sixth on vault. She moved up to level nine in 2009. Simone placed second all-around at Regionals. She won floor. At Westerns, she placed fourth on vault and 16th all-around. She began competing level ten in 2009. She won floor and the all-around at the Mary Lou Retton Invitational. At the Alamo Classic, she placed second on vault and beam. Simone won vault, floor and the all-around at the Rose City Classic. She finished fourth all-around at State. At Regionals, Simone won floor. She finished fourth on vault.
Simone continued competing level ten in 2010. She won vault, beam, floor and the all-around at the Ricky Deci Invitational. She swept the gold medals at the Space City Classic. At the Classic Rock Invitational, she won floor and the all-around. Simone also picked up several gold medals at the Jazz Invitational. She won vault and floor at the Houston Invitational. At the State Championships, she placed third all-around. She finished fourth all-around and first on floor at Regionals. At JO Nationals, she won floor and placed third on vault. Later in May, Simone earned her junior pre-elite compulsory score at a regional qualifier.
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