Houston’s Own Simone Biles Voted Female Athlete of the Year
Style Magazine Newswire | 12/29/2016, 2:54 p.m.
Outside of the gymnastics world, not many knew of Simone Biles. But that was before the 2016 Summer Olympics when Biles racked up 4 gold and 1 bronze medals after stunning the world with her amazing skills. America quickly fell in love with this pint-size powerhouse who may be the best the sport has ever seen. The accolades followed Biles at a rapid pace with numerous endorsement deals. Now Biles has another honor – Associated Press’s Female Athlete of the Year. Biles beat out Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky, award-winning tennis pro Serena Williams, and NCAA basketball player Breanna Stewart.