• Simone Biles's Difficulty Scores Help Explain Why She's Practically Unbeatable

    2 days ago - By PopSugar

    When it comes to elite gymnastics, the days of the famed "perfect 10" are long gone. Today, gymnastics is scored using a complex, two-pronged system , with one set of points awarded for the difficulty of a gymnast's skills and another set awarded for how well those skills are executed. It's the difficulty score that gets the most attention, particularly in the era of Simone Biles, whose routines are so technical - and her difficulty scores so high - that she could fall and still win .
    Exactly how high can those difficulty scores go? According to USA Gymnastics, the difficulty score is...
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