Gabby Douglas     Age: 16  Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA  Fun Fact: The Virginia native currently lives in Iowa, where she trains with Shawn Johnson's coach, Liang Chow, and "hasn't been home since 2010!" her mom tells Us.

Meet Team USA's Gymnasts!

Gabby Douglas Age: 16 Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA Fun Fact: The Virginia native currently lives in Iowa, where she trains with Shawn Johnson's coach, Liang Chow, and "hasn't been home since 2010!" her mom tells Us.

Top 3 Role Models for Kids - Gabby Douglas, the flying squirrel, is a gymnast who participated in the 2012 London Olympics. gabby-douglas. Before Gabby, no African-American gymnast had become all-around champion.

Top 3 Role Models for Kids - Gabby Douglas, the flying squirrel, is a gymnast who participated in the 2012 London Olympics. gabby-douglas. Before Gabby, no African-American gymnast had become all-around champion.

Gabby Douglas: Gymnastics    Age: 16  Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA  Girl guide: The 4-foot-11 Vampire Diaries fanatic left her family at age 14 to train alongside 2008 Olympics darling Shawn Johnson in Iowa. "She's given me so much," Douglas, who's home-schooled, tells Us. "She tells me never to give up."

2012 Olympics: The Team USA Athletes to Watch

Gabby Douglas: Gymnastics Age: 16 Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA Girl guide: The 4-foot-11 Vampire Diaries fanatic left her family at age 14 to train alongside 2008 Olympics darling Shawn Johnson in Iowa. "She's given me so much," Douglas, who's home-schooled, tells Us. "She tells me never to give up."

Inspirational words by Gabby Douglas. DD13  has to read a biography and she picked Gabby's. What an inspiration.

Inspirational words by Gabby Douglas. DD13 has to read a biography and she picked Gabby's. What an inspiration.

Gabby Douglas — Olympian Birthday 	December 31, 1995 Birthplace 	Virginia Age 	18 years old Birth Sign 	Capricorn Gymnast who became the first African American woman to win the gymnastics all-around gold medal and the team competitions at the 2012 Olympics.

Gabby Douglas — Olympian Birthday December 31, 1995 Birthplace Virginia Age 18 years old Birth Sign Capricorn Gymnast who became the first African American woman to win the gymnastics all-around gold medal and the team competitions at the 2012 Olympics.

TV Movie on Lifetime ~ A prodigy from a very young age, Gabby Douglas originally made her mark on the world of competitive gymnastics at age eight. She won numerous state championship titles in her age group throughout her early competitive career. While her star was fast rising in the arena, Gabby and her family faced economic challenges at home and she made the difficult decision to leave her mother Natalie, three siblings and grandmother in Virginia Beach and move to Des Moines, Iowa, to…

TV Movie on Lifetime ~ A prodigy from a very young age, Gabby Douglas originally made her mark on the world of competitive gymnastics at age eight. She won numerous state championship titles in her age group throughout her early competitive career. While her star was fast rising in the arena, Gabby and her family faced economic challenges at home and she made the difficult decision to leave her mother Natalie, three siblings and grandmother in Virginia Beach and move to Des Moines, Iowa, to…

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Gabby Douglas gets a superhero gymnast Barbie

The Gabby Douglas Story - An inspirational Lifetime biopic about Olympic gymnast, Gabby Douglas.

The Gabby Douglas Story - An inspirational Lifetime biopic about Olympic gymnast, Gabby Douglas.

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