Simone Biles said sayonara to St. Louis after solidifying her top spot on the U.S. gymnastics team at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.
The Japan-bound gymnast is now back in Houston but thanked the Missouri city for the memories by uploading an Instagram photo to her 4.2 million followers yesterday. She was snapped repping a USA cropped T-shirt with the Olympics logo, comfy black leggings, and all-American themed sneakers.
These Athletic Propulsion Labs Women’s TechLoom Bliss kicks actually received their red, white and blue makeover from another Olympic gold medalist, Nastia Liukin. She teamed up with the footwear company to create a limited-edition capsule inspired by her impressive career as the All-Around champion and five-time Olympic medalist in 2008’s Beijing competitions. This festive style is almost sold out, but you can expect more patriotic interpretations to drop the summer on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10.
The 24-year-old gymnast posed for pictures with her coach and five teammates after her big win over the weekend, and in the footwear company’s classic white pair on her feet.
Both $200 renditions are perfect for sore soles and weigh only 6.8 oz. Not to mention, they come with a stylish custom milled satin elastic strap and consist of Propelium technology that guarantees the shoe’s life for the long game.
The gymnastics megastar is currently designing her own pieces alongside Athleta. Last April, the Gap Inc.-owned company announced their long-term partnership as the performance-wear line’s active and athleisure apparel partner. She’s collaboratiing with Athleta’s design team to develop signature products for the label including capsule collaborations for its Athleta Girl offshoot.