Biles’ multi-million dollar tour

Boston was the final stop on the Gold Over America Tour, the show starring some of America’s top gymnasts spearheaded by superstar Simone Biles. The tour has used the acronym GOAT in reference to the petite gymnast (142 centimeters and 47 kilos) of 24 years born in Ohio since GOAT is the acronym in English that designates the best of all time (greatest of all time). Biles and his companions They have traveled 35 locations in the US, in seven weeks, in pavilions with an influx of 20,000 people on average who have paid between 40 and 167 euros to attend.

Biles made the only condition to leave out USA Gymnastics (the North American gymnastics federation) with which he is facing in court for the sexual abuse suffered by Dr. Larry Nassar. Claim, along with the rest of those affected, 367 million euros. Justice will rule, but what is undeniable is the economic loss for the federation since normally on these tours they received huge profits from the sale of tickets, products and sponsorships. “Simone took control of everything. He wanted nothing to do with USA Gymnastics. That was his main priority ”, explains Valorie Kondos Field, organizer of the events.

The fantastic gymnast, multi-world champion and Olympic gold medalist in Rio, is a very followed athlete on social media with 7 million on Instagram and almost two on Twitter. In addition to dozens of companies that sponsor her individually and whose support has grown after the complaint of sexual abuse and her waiving many tests at the Tokyo Games to preserve her mental health. His decision strengthened his figure both personally and financially and all the sponsors who support him, from Visa to Athleta (Gap’s sportswear brand) to United Airlines, applauded the decision to bring to light the importance of mental well-being and reaffirmed their business agreements with Biles.

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