Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas was born on December 31, 1995, in Virginia Beach, Virginia to Timothy Douglas and Natalie Hawkins. Her first experience with gymnastics came at the age of three when she perfected a straight cartwheel using a technique that she learned from her older sister, Arielle, a former gymnast. By age four, Gabby had taught herself how to do a one-handed cartwheel. At the age of 6, Gabby was allowed to begin taking formal gymnastics classes.¬†Only two years later, in […]

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