The Amazing Gymnast: Gabby Douglas

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         My name is Beatrice. I am a 6th grader at Holman Middle School. One of the projects in my English class was to choose a influential person. I chose Gabby Douglas because she does gymnastics and I do gymnastics and I'm really interested in it. I was inspired by her because she is an Olympic gold medalist.

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Gabrielle Douglas was born on December 31,1995 in Newport News, Virginia. When Gabby was 8 she won State Champion. Gabby Douglas became an Olympic gymnast in 2012, she was a gold medalist. The first skill Gabby learned was a cartwheel. Gabby was inspired by her sister , Arielle to start doing gymnastics.

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Gabrielle Douglas left her family in the year 2010 to start training for the Olympics. She was selected to compete in the U.S. As a result Gabby won gold in team competitions and individual events. Due to this she was the African American female gymnast in the Olympic history. She was also the first African American to win gold.

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In 2004, Gabby was crowned by Virginia as Gymnastics State Champion. In 2010 Gabby left her family to start training for the Olympics and was selected to compete in the U.S. In 2011, Gabby accomplished being the World's Championship Team Gold Medalist. Gabby competed in the 2012 London Olympics. She won gold in team competitions and individual events. She was also the first African American female gymnast in Olympic history.

Work Cited

"Gabby Douglas." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2014. Web. 16 Dec. 2014

"Gabby Douglas." Bio. A&E Television Networks, 2014. Web. 18 Dec. 2014.

"Gabby Douglas." Gabby Douglas. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2014.

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2 years ago
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Does Gabby's sister Arielle still do gymnastics?

2 years ago
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How old is her sister?

2 years ago
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Your tackk was very organized

2 years ago
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I like how organized your website is

2 years ago
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Does Gabby still do gymnastics?