Gabby Douglas Quotes

Gabrielle Christina Victoria "Gabby" Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She was a member of the United States women's national gymnastics team, dubbed the Fierce Five by the media, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won gold medals in the individual all-around and team competitions. She was also a member of the gold-winning American team at the 2011 and the 2015 World Championships, and the all-around silver medalist at the 2015 World Championships. She was part of the Final Five at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where she won gold in the team competition.

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You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much.

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Gold medals are made out of your sweat, blood and tears, and effort in the gym every day, and sacrificing a lot.

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I wear makeup pretty much every day. For training, I usually do a lighter base, a lighter blush and I used the mascara and a little bit of the lip gloss.

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The one snack I really love is YoCrunch yogurt. It's like an apple pie in a cup! You have your apples on the bottom, your yogurt in the middle, and piecrust crumbs on top.

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Toward the end of the Olympics, you get physically tired and drained. And no matter how much rest you have, your body is tired.

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You know, God has a plan for me, and I'm going to follow in his footsteps and just rejoice and be happy.

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Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day.

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I wake up at about 9 a.m., and have a few hours of school or time to relax. Then, I have practice at 2:30 p.m. with my team.

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I'm not gonna lie, I love Usain Bolt and Serena Williams. What I love about Serena is that she just gets on the floor and she dominates. She handles her business very well, I respect that.

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Me and my dad are kind of distant since my mom and him separated.

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I kind of do think of myself as a superhero and just flying high, and doing these crazy flips.

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I accomplished something big and that's a memory I will never forget.

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Gospel music always relaxes me and calms my nerves.

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To win Olympic gold it takes a lot of HARDWORK, a lot of PASSION, a lot of SACRIFICES.

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It's definitely important to have your mom and family there to back you up and cheering from the stands. You'd love them to come to every big dance and every big game, but sometimes that's not possible.

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