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.

"I give all the glory to God. It's a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him, and all the blessings come down on me." -Gabby Douglas

"I give all the glory to God. It's a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him, and all the blessings come down on me." -Gabby Douglas

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."

Gabby Douglas sparkles in London

Gabby Douglas sparkles in London

The said Sunday she was a little confused when she logged onto her computer after winning her second gold medal in three days and discovered people were debating her pulled-back look.

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.

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.

"It is everything I thought it would be; being the Olympic champion, it definitely is an amazing feeling. And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to him and the blessings fall down on me," -Gabby Douglas    "Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me." - Gabby Douglas

"It is everything I thought it would be; being the Olympic champion, it definitely is an amazing feeling. And I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to him and the blessings fall down on me," -Gabby Douglas "Let all that I am praise the LORD; may I never forget the good things He does for me." - Gabby Douglas

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