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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Articles tagged: Gabby Douglas

High schooler Leon Purvis asks Gabby Douglas to his senior prom (Video)

Before the London Olympics, US gold medalist Gabby Douglas had to overcome obstacles like┬ábeing bullied by gymnasts she trained with. Now, Douglas is the first African-American gymnast in American history to win gold in the women’s all-around and the first American gymast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competition at the…Read More

Gabby Douglas overcame gymnastics bullies, was called ‘slave’

Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas joined Oprah Winfrey’s “Oprah’s Next Chapter” and opened up about the bullying and racism she faced in gymnastics. Douglas, who became the first American gymnast to win gold in the all-around and team competition at the same Olympiad, wanted to quit the sport because she felt so uncomfortable training at…Read More

Gabby Douglas gets hair makeover from celebrity stylist (Picture)

One of the most inane controversies of the London Olympics was about Gabby Douglas’ hair. While the 16-year-old was busy competing for gold medals, she was being trashed on social media by some for what they perceived to be an embarrassing hairstyle. I didn’t see any of the criticism because obviously I’m not following the…Read More

Gabby Douglas honored with mural in Virginia Beach (Video)

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas was honored in her hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia, with a mural on the side of a sports bar. The mural was painted on the side of AJ Gator’s Sports Bar & Grill in Virginia Beach and took four days to complete, according to The Virginian-Pilot. Brothers Todd and…Read More

Gabby Douglas reveals Ian Somerhalder is her celebrity crush

Nearly everything has been going perfectly for Gabby Douglas, who won the gold medal in the individual women’s all-around gymnastics and team competition at the London Games. But there is one thing that isn’t working out as she hoped — her celebrity crush. On Wednesday, Douglas shared with US Weekly 25 things that most people…Read More

Gabby Douglas gets Corn Flakes box (Picture)

Gabby Douglas went from being a relatively unknown gymnast to being one of the most recognizable female athletes in the country in a matter of months. The 16-year-old became the first woman to win gold in the individual all-around and team competition in the same Olympics, and she’s already picking up endorsement deals. Kellogg’s announced…Read More

Gabby Douglas almost quit gymnastics months before Olympics

What would you say if I told you that the best female gymnast in the world nearly quit the sport a few months ago? It would be hard to believe, right? But that’s actually what happened with Gabby Douglas. Douglas, who won the gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics on…Read More

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