BY: Elizabeth Heinze
Gabby Douglas made history at the 2012 Olympics in London being the first African American gymnast to win gold in the all-around competition.
Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas grew up in Virginia with her 3 other siblings Arielle. Joyelle, and Jonathan ( Gabby is the Youngest). Gabby started gymnastics at 6 but could do a 1 handed cartwheel at the age of 4.