Up-and-coming American athletes stamp their mark on the future
With a new code of points this quadrennium, she'll need to upgrade some of her start values. She has an Amanar (round-off) vault and at least 6.0 start values on each routine, with a 6.5 on beam. Still, that leaves her a step ahead of three Fab Fivers for now. Both Kyla Ross and McKayla Maroney competed in Hartford, while Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber and Olympic all-around champ Gabby Douglas all sat out the season. Ross won the all-around silver behind Biles, and Maroney won event titles on floor and vault, the two events on which she competed.