Will Laurie Hernandez compete in the 2021 Olympics?

Who is going to the 2021 Olympic gymnastics team?

Joining the sport’s GOAT in Tokyo are Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, Grace McCallum, Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner. Carey and Skinner qualified for these Olympics as individual athletes while the others will compete with Biles in the team event.

Did Laurie Hernandez qualify for Olympic trials?

Hernandez was left off the roster for the Olympic trials two weeks ago. She did not petition to be added and ended up doing commentary for the NBC broadcast. After her injury, Hernandez posted a thread on Twitter showing a bunch of the skills she was working on for trials.

Will Simone Biles compete in 2021?

Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday’s beam event at the Tokyo Olympics, USA Gymnastics announced Monday. “We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow — Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!!

What does Laurie Hernandez do now?

According to her interview with USA Today, Hernandez plans to study theater in college. She is applying to NYU, Carnegie-Mellon, Columbia, Northwestern and USC. Her mindset around gymnastics and competition has changed drastically from years before, when she was in people-pleasing mode.

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