Seventeen-year-old Simone Biles has put together an impressive gymnastics career. With her win at this year's World Gymnastics Championships in China on Friday, she's the first female in 11 years to win back-to-back all-around titles.
She would appear to be untouchable if not for a surprise bee that floated out of her flower bouquet.
The bee was first noticed after arena loudspeakers played "The Star Spangled Banner." The silver medalist noticed the bug first and pointed it out to Biles, who plans to attend UCLA after the 2016 Olympics. Chaos immediately ensued:
Fortunately, everyone escaped the bee without harm. Asked about her dramatic reaction to the bee, Biles -- the first American to win two straight world titles since Shannon Miller in 1993-94 -- had a simple explanation:
And we have a winner for the quote of world championships from @Simone_Biles: "I don't do bugs."
— Nancy Armour (@nrarmour) October 10, 2014
They could break their neck at any point, and they spend half of their routines upside down. But bugs? No thanks.