While liberal media are focusing on reporting the story of Ibtihaj Muhammad who wore a hijab while competing, our gymnasts are making history.
Biles’ grandparents adopted her after she was placed into foster care because of her mother’s addiction to alcohol and drugs. On Twitter, Biles has pointed to her faith as her way of overcoming obstacles.
These are just a few of her tweets about God:
20-year-old Douglas recently revealed that she practices gymnastics to a Christian-music playlist. But she doesn’t just listen while practicing; she prays while performing.
“Faith plays a very big role in my life. I don’t know where I would be without it today,” she told Religion News Service in 2012. “And my mom always exposed me and my siblings to being a Christian and the Bible. I was watching back and looking at the Olympics and my mouth is moving — and that’s me praying.”
16-year-old Hernandez lists her personal motto as “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” But she’s not only personal about her faith, she’s also public about it – on social media: