Could You Qualify for Olympic Gymnastics? There Are a Lot of Hoops to Flip Through

I don't know about everyone else, but whenever I see Simone Biles and her tiny figure fly through the air, I kick myself for not sticking with gymnastics when I was a grade-schooler. That could be me flipping around the gym floor! Alas, only the truly gifted athletes end up Olympic gymnasts, and the road to get there is paved with tough competition. But that isn't stopping U.S. Olympic hopeful Jade Carey for coming for Biles' throne. The 19-year-old two-event specialist (floor and vault) competed at the World Cup in Melbourne, and her floor routine reached new heights -- literally. Carey took home the gold with more than half a point over her competitors and only has a few more steps before qualifying for the individuals' events at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Want to be more in tune with the road to the 2020 Olympics? Answer these questions and then cheer on your favorites come July!

Brigitte Carreiro
by Brigitte Carreiro
Feb 25, 2020