The internet is losing it over a move that Simone Biles was seen doing on video. The high-flying series of somersaults is being called the Yurchenko double pike by those familiar with it online.
Biles tweeted the video of the move on Thursday, Feb. 20, which shows her springing from the vault and landing on a mat that’s in a foam pit.
“Just droppin this here real quick :-),” wrote Biles next to the clip.
She could bring the move to the Tokyo Olympics this summer, but according to The Washington Post it may not be allowed due to the chance of Biles injuring her head or neck if something goes wrong.
The Yurchenko double pike — named after the Soviet gymnast Natalia Yurchenko — has been performed by some male gymnasts, but not by a woman during competition.
Biles also tweeted a video of the move on Feb. 3, and based on the caption it seems that she’ll bring it with her to Tokyo.
“2020 👀👀👀?” she wrote.
In that earlier clip, Biles landed directly in the foam pit with no mat. But it appears the 22-year-old Biles is closer to fully completing the move since she used a mat in the recent video that was tweeted.
After people saw the second clip, many said they were in awe and incredibly fortunate to be witnessing Biles’ greatness.
“We are not worthy,” one person wrote. “What a time to be alive!”
“I hope you know how lucky we all feel to get to watch you be you,” wrote another.
“Can we please just take a moment and just embrace the fact that we are all alive to witness this era of Simone Biles?” another fan asked. “This level of greatness will NEVER be reached again.”
“I AM LEGIT CRYING OVER THIS BECAUSE I CAN’T BELIEVE I GET TO SEE THIS SH– THANK YOU SIMONE,” wrote someone else in all caps. “I love you so much.”