[2014] INGRID BURGER (Jardine 2014-15): Gabby Douglas

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[2014] INGRID BURGER (Jardine 2014-15): Gabby Douglas

Parents: Timothy Douglas, Natalie HawkinsBorn: December 31st, 1995Siblings: Joyelle, Arielle, and Jonathan DouglasFormer Coaches: Dena Walker, Gustavo Moure, and Liang ChowHead Coach: Kittia CarpenterFull Name: Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas

Accomplishments

1995- Born1998- Sister teaches her gymnastics2000- Enrolled in first gymnastics class2003- In TOPs and JO gymnastics programs2006- Won USA Challenge Hopes Pre-Elite program2010- Goes away to be coached by elite trainer, Liang Chow2012- Wants to quit gymnastics2012- Wins gold with team as important member and is the first African American to win all-around competition in gymnastics

-To be the first African-American to win all-around competition in gymnastics-To be a part of the Gold-Medal USA gymnastics team as an important member.

Lasting Impact

Gabby encouraged other African American girls to follow their dreams by being the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in the gymnastics all-around competition.

Citations

1) Book: Grace, Gold and Glory Publisher: Zonderkids Authors: Gabby Douglas and Michelle Buford2) Website: Wikipedia3) Website: TeamUSA

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Gabby gets gold

Connection

My connection with Gabby is we both have a interest in gymnastics and the olympics.


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