TRACK & FIELD
Texas Tough: These women are making headlines in Tokyo
Simone Biles will compete. That’s the word from Japan regarding the elite gymnast from Spring. After withdrawing from several Olympic events due to a condition dubbed the ‘twisties’, a resilient Biles appears to be ready to compete on the balance beam. All-around champ Sunisa Lee is also in the beam line-up very early Tuesday morning.
Suni Lee looks to shine again, Houston women ready to compete in other events
Before we look to what’s on the Olympic line-up on this Saturday night in Houston, let’s fast forward to early tomorrow morning. Expect to wake up to a lot of spoilers if you sleep through the next gymnastics events in Tokyo.
Simone Manuel swims tonight, other Texans medal contenders this weekend
One of the Texans who became legendary at the 2016 Olympics is vying to prove she’s still at the top of her game TONIGHT! <a href="https://www.click2houston.com/sports/2021/07/30/us-star-manuel-returns-to-pool-for-50-free-after-long-layoff/" target="_blank">Sugar Land’s own Simone Manuel</a> is swimming to secure a spot in the finals of the 50m free. While she was a late add to a bronze medal winning relay team, the 50m is how she punched her individual ticket to the Tokyo Games.
PHOTO GALLERY: DFW Track & Field #Whatasnap
Track & Field season has come to close but earlier this year <a href="http://vype.com" target="_blank">VYPE</a> went and covered some of the best DFW Track & Field athletes across the metroplex for the DFW Track & Field #WhataSnap presented by Whataburger. Check out some of our favorite pics and be sure to follow #WhataSnap across all social media platforms.
VYPE Houston 2020 Girls Thrower of the Year Fan Poll
This week we continue with the girls as VYPE has selected the top performers from each individual throwing event. Go crazy track nation, and vote for the 2020 VYPE Houston Girls Thrower of the Year! All athlete polls and their content are only associated and created by VYPE Media and its staff. Please contact VYPE Media directly if you have any questions, comments, or concerns around our Fan Polls. VYPE Houston Girls Thrower of the Year Poll (Closes Monday, June 22 at 7 p.m.)