Must see: Gophers gymnast sent flying after equipment failure

The fall was scary enough that Olympic champ Simone Biles said it would've made her quit.
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This guy is lucky he wasn't severely injured.

Gophers All-American Jalon Stephons was practicing his high bar routine when the bar dislodged and sent him flying at the peak of his routine. The fall looks scary but Stephons walked away uninjured.

Good god. #CookeHall | Jalon walked away unharmed! @GopherMGym@jalons30pic.twitter.com/9r8QF8QHcT

— Zachary Liebler (@Liebler25) May 11, 2017

Olympic gold-medal winner Simone Biles saw the video and tweeted that she would quit if that happened to her.

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