Simone Biles, Katie Ledecky and April Ross and Alix Klineman are featured in the NBC Learn series, “Changing the Games: Women in STEM at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics,” that launched Monday.
The 10-part video series focuses on women in science, technology, engineering and math careers who work with top U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. It launched following International Women’s Day on Sunday.
In the Biles episode, a physiologist with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee explains how an athlete’s growth is monitored to avoid injury. Biles has excelled across two Olympic cycles in gymnastics, a sport where it’s rare for women to dominate into their 20s.