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  • With the Olympics coming up this summer,

  • our next guest just may be America's best shot at gymnastics gold.

  • Take a look.

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  • [APPLAUSE]

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  • From Spring Jackson please welcome, 18 year old Simone Biles.

  • >> [APPLAUSE] >> First woman to win three consecutive

  • World all-around titles.

  • First African-American to be World all-round champion.

  • Most decorated American female gymnast in World Championship history,

  • with 14 medals,

  • most gold medals won by a female gymnast in World Champion history within 10.

  • >> [LAUGH] >> [APPLAUSE]

  • >> Now, does that just give you so

  • much confidence or do you think now I have to surpass, how do you surpass that?

  • >> Well sometimes I kind of, I don't really think about it just because we have

  • to go forward and I focus on other things, but once I look back at it it's like it's

  • really cool and then all the little kids that look up to me it's just an honor.

  • >> Yeah, well you are inspiring a lot of young women to do this.

  • So how old were you when you started and how did you get started?

  • >> I was six years old so that's actually late for gymnastics.

  • >> How old are you supposed to start at?

  • >> As soon as you can walk in mommy and me classes.

  • >> Really? >> Yes.

  • So like as soon as you walk, they just start flipping your around?

  • >> [LAUGH] >> Yeah, sometimes.

  • Yeah. They start to throw you in the air

  • [CROSSTALK] Yes.

  • >> See if you land on your feet.

  • >> Yeah. [LAUGH] >> So I want to show.

  • I haven't even seen this.

  • Well first of all how often do you train?

  • How hard do you train?

  • >> I train 32 hours a week, six days a week, and we only get sundays off.

  • Okay, so this is you at the beach just pulling yourself up, I heard about this.

  • I haven't seen it.

  • This is without legs.

  • This is just your arm strength.

  • I mean, I could probably do that but I think that, that's-

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  • >> Wow, and is that easy for you to do?

  • >> Yes. >> Is it challenging at all?

  • >> No, it's very easy

  • because I do one rope a day like that, so

  • >> Everyday you- >> Yes.

  • >> Climb a rope like that with just your arms.

  • >> Yes.

  • >> Wow.

  • That is really impressive.

  • >> [LAUGH] >> You have a crush on someone I heard.

  • >> I do. >> And he

  • is one of my favorite people too.

  • Who is it?

  • >> Zac Efron

  • >> Yeah. He is,

  • he is so, first of all you have a crush on a really good guy.

  • He's a sweet guy and he's, is it just cuz he's gorgeous, is that why you like him?

  • >> Yes. [LAUGH]

  • >> Yeah.

  • Well, he also happens to be sweet.

  • >> Yes.

  • And he's in great shape too.

  • >> Yes.

  • >> He probably could climb up a rope like that with you.

  • >> Yes. >> Well,

  • he doesn't know that you have a crush on him, but I want you to get his attention.

  • >> Okay.

  • >> So I got you something to wear at the olympics.

  • >> [LAUGH] My God.

  • >> [APPLAUSE] >> Thank you.

  • [LAUGH] I love it.

  • >> [APPLAUSE] >> All right, all right,

  • maybe he'll notice, I don't know.

  • >> Yes, hopefully.

  • >> Maybe he'll get in touch with you.

  • He has a girlfriend, but you'll never know.

  • >> Yeah, she's a gymnast, too, so she used to be a gymnast, too, so

  • maybe I have a chance.

  • >> Really? >> Yes.

  • >> So, you know a lot about him?

  • >> [LAUGH] >> Yeah.

  • [LAUGH] >> Really like to go on now.

  • >> Okay, thank you. >> Okay, wait all right.

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  • [APPLAUSE] >> Amazing,

  • good luck.

With the Olympics coming up this summer,

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