“If you looked at everything I’ve gone through for the past seven years, I should have never made another Olympic team,” Biles told The Cut in an interview. ” I should have quit way before Tokyo, when Larry Nassar was in the media for two years. It was too much.”
“But I was not going to let him take something I’ve worked for since I was six years old. I wasn’t going to let him take that joy away from me,” she continued. “So I pushed past that for as long as my mind and my body would let me.”
The gymnast is currently on the Gold Over America Tour (G.O.A.T.), which travels through 35 cities.