Simone Biles does it all — she wins gold medals, she dances, and now, she even coaches dogs in gymnastics — on Nickelodeon’s Mutt & Stuff, that is!
The GOAT Olympic gymnast, who won four Olympic gold medals and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Games, has a guest spot on Nickelodeon’s hit preschool television show this week, where she invites Calvin and the dogs to join her gymnastics team. But something goes wrong — the dogs forget to pack important items for the competition!
“It was amazing,” Simone told Just Jared Jr. about her appearance and working with canine co-stars.
“I feel like they embraced the moments that we had on set. I wasn’t there for a long, long time on set, but I was there to get them know them a little bit and how they worked with each other.”
And before you ask, yes, she was definitely distracted by their cuteness (I would be too!)
“I have a bad habit of any dog I see being like ‘Oh my gosh, come here, can I pet them?’,” she says. “I tried not to do that because these dogs had a job to do just as much I did.”
Simone also opened up to JJJ about the tricks that all the dogs were doing and she was definitely impressed.
“They’re actually doing some pretty amazing tricks, that I was even surprised about watching,” she admits. “There was one trick where they can walk on the beam and turn around. I was like ‘Is this dog for real?’”
Simone adds, “I mean, they have four paws, and I have two feet. I know one in front of the other, but they have four and I still don’t know how they coordinate that. Then after the beam, they’d jump off the walk and jump through hoops.”
Catch Simone in the brand-new Mutt & Stuff episode “Doggy Gymnastics”, premiering THIS Friday, July 14th @ 9:30AM ET/PT on Nick USA! Watch a PAWsome sneak-peek here on chron.com!
Simone is also set to appear at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2017, in which she is nominated for in the “Favorite Female Athlete“. Hosted by Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback and Super Bowl champion Russell Wilson, KCS 2017 will be taped live on Thursday, July 13, from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, and air on Nick USA on Sunday, July 16, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT)!
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