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Simone Biles leads at nationals

Updated: August 22, 2014, 5:14 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Simone Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.

They both know it's there, even if it's hard to tell while Biles is competing.

"She just goes out and does her thing," Boorman said.

And at the moment, no women's gymnast on the planet does her thing better than the springy 17-year-old, who is still scratching at the surface of her considerable powers.

Biles sprinted to the lead at the U.S. women's ...

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