Well this is interesting, Team USA Women’s gymnast and gold medalist Gabby Douglas is going to write a memoir at age 16. The book will be called, Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith. Even though she’s only 16 she has been through A LOT already and should be an interesting read!
The road to being a champion is never easy and it appears it was even more difficult for Team USA gymnastics London Olympics gold medalist Gabby Douglas. Gabby revealed to Oprah recently that she was bullied and tormented at her first gym she almost quit the sport at age 14. She wasn’t sure if it was just her skin color that brought all the bullying but it’s what caused her to move to Liang Chow’s gym in Des Moines, Iowa where Shawn Johnson trained.
How did Team USA gymnasts Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas finish on the balance beam competition at the London Olympics? Click the pic if you need to know now!
Team USA gymnast Gabby Douglas has sure made her presence known at the London Olympics and even her journey to London was an Olympic trial. Gabby talked recently to the New York Post about how her family is essentially broke and father left them at an early age.
The stars of The Vampire Diaries sent Good Luck wishes to Team USA Olympians Gabby Douglas and her teammate Aly Raisman!
More news for Team USA and the London Olympics: Team USA’s Gabby Douglas won gold in the individual all-around gymnastics competition and she made history by becoming the first African-American woman to do so! Congratulations Gabby and Team USA!