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Simone Biles Pulls a Gym Switch

The big news to hit the gymternet is 2013 World All-Around Champion Simone Biles is switching gyms.

The almost 17-year-old was training at Bannon's Gymnastix, where she'd been training since she was a young child.
Apparently, this had been a rumor that had been circulating for sometime. This week, USA Gymnastics listed Simone's gym as "World Champions Centre" and her coach, Aimee Boorman confirmed the rumor:

“I have had the opportunity to work at Bannon’s for a number of years, and leaving was not an easy decision. We are finalizing our training plans at this time, and I look forward to continuing to coach Simone.” via Houston Chronicle. Simone had been invited to compete at the American Cup last week but withdrew due to a shoulder injury.

Aimee herself posted a comment on Gym Truth Teller:

"Hi Everyone! This is Aimee, Simone’s coach.It is true, we are no longer going to be at Bannon’s.It is also true that Simone does have a minor shoulder strain that we are taking care of to protect her for meets that will be later in the season.We try to avoid gossip, but we know that it will still happen.Rest assured that Simone’s training will continue, even with the change of venue.If you remain still, you will never grow, but sometimes growth is painful.Thank you to everyone for your support as we make this transition!"

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