Simone Biles: defying the laws of physics?

MCINERNEY, Ciaran and KELLEY, John (2016). Simone Biles: defying the laws of physics? +Plus magazine.

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Abstract

Simone Biles is a gymnast in a league of her own. In the 2016 Olympics in Rio she stunned audiences with a move some thought defies the laws of physics: the Biles, which incorporates a double somersault, a twist in mid-air, and a blind landing (see the video below). How does she do it?

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sports Engineering Research
Depositing User: Ciaran Mcinerney
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2017 14:06
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2017 23:14
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14332

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