Shannon Miller, the most adorned U.S. feminine gymnast in Olympics historical past, delivered perspective that solely a fellow gymnast may give, when it got here to Simone Biles's determination to withdraw from the workforce remaining competitors Tuesday due to psychological well being issues.
"What I think is really important here is, you have Simone, who clearly knew something wasn't quite right, and when you are flying and flipping and turning 10, 15 feet above the floor, looking for a landing, you better be in the right headspace or really bad things are going to happen," Miller stated on a Tuesday night interview on CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith."
Biles stated she was not in the right mind-set to proceed the competitors.
"Physically, I feel good," she informed Hoda Kotb on NBC's "TODAY" present after she withdrew. "Emotionally, that kind of varies on the time and moment. Coming here to the Olympics and being the head star of the Olympics isn't an easy feat. So we're just trying to take it one day at a time, and we'll see."
Miller, who has received a complete of seven Olympic medals, underscored to host Shepard Smith that Biles is sending a crucial message to the world.
"I think it's so important for the message to be sent that it is important to be aware of your body, be aware of your emotional state and your mental state as well. I think that's a good message for all of us," Miller stated.
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