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Simone Biles Joins Fellow GOAT Athletes With The Launch Of Her First-Ever NFT Collection

In the cryptocurrency world, non-fungible tokens (NFT) are taking the spotlight by attracting the attention of sports enthusiasts around the world and convincing more athletes to follow suit with their collections. On Tuesday, Olympic gymnast Simone Biles will be tapping into the growing industry by launching a collection of her own, according to a press release. “Like most people, I’ve been hearing more and more about NFTs over the past few months,” Biles told Forbes. “It’s been such an interesting space to learn about, and I’m thrilled to finally participate with my first ever NFT collection.” The collection is through a newly launched platform called Autograph, created by esteemed NFL quarterback Tom Brady, which combines prolific athletes with established brands in sports, entertainment, and culture. Last week, AfroTech reported Naomi Osaka announced the launch of her new NFT collection with the company as well, joining the ranks of high-profile athletes such as Tiger Woods,...

Aug 30, 2021