Simone Biles wows on vault while surging to the lead at the US gymnastics championships

A Yurchenko double pike vault is so difficult, few men attempt it and no woman has ever landed it in international competition. Simone Biles may have perfected it.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Simone Biles did not come back to do a victory lap.

The gymnastics star sent a message on Friday night at the U.S. Championships, putting together a thrilling performance that included a show-stopping vault and looking ready for another shot at Olympic glory in Paris next summer.

The 26-year-old, wearing a bedazzled purple leotard and with her family adorned in matching T-shirts that read “Still I Rise,” posted an all-around total of

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