U.S. Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles jumped to the defense of American skier Mikaela Shiffrin on Thursday after Shiffrin shared on Instagram some of the abusive comments she’s received following her disappointing performances at the Beijing Games, where she failed to win an individual medal.

“I know this all too well, I’m sorry you’re experiencing this,” Biles responded to Shiffrin’s post, referencing the equally unwarranted barrage of vitriol aimed at her after her “twisties”-plagued Tokyo Summer Games in 2020. Read More