Squad Goals: USA Women’s “Fab Five” Gymnastics Team Was In Formation For The 2016 Olympics In Rio

- By Bossip Staff

Team USA is ready for Rio and so can you. With XFINITY X1, you can turn your TV into a scoreboard with the X1 Sports app. Track multiple events at once and check the latest scores and standings, all while watching another event.

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian were announced to join the fabulous Team USA gymnastics team back in July following the Olympic trials.

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The Olympic Games were designed to celebrate universal human aspirations, the modern Olympic Games have served as a stage for the world’s political and social struggles. Perhaps no group has influenced the Games more — both as athletes and as human rights pioneers — than African Americans, whose very participation has been one of many tiny but important steps forward in the progress toward a more just world.

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To celebrate the Rio Games, we, alongside Comcast XFINITY X1 highlight one of the best examples of #SquadGoals tumbling for the gold at the Summer Games.

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19 year-old star Simone Biles will be competing in Women’s uneven bars, Women’s beam, Women’s vault, Women’s team all-around, Women’s floor exercise, Women’s individual all-around at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio.

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#BlackExcellence in the Olympics has a long legacy. Check out the Streampix premiere, Olympic Pride. American Prejudice. It’s the untold story of 18 Black athletes in the 1936 Olympic Games.

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