Quotes by: Gabby Douglas

Gabby Douglas
— Gymnast —
Douglas throwing out the first pitch at Citi Field in August 2012
Personal information
Full name Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas
Nickname(s) Gabby
Country represented United States
Born (1995-12-31) December 31, 1995 (age 21)
Newport News, Virginia[1]
Residence West Des Moines, Iowa
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[2]
Discipline Artistic gymnastics
Level Senior international elite
Years on national team 2008–2012, 2014–present (US)
Gym Buckeye Gymnastics[3]
Head coach(es) Christian Gallardo
Assistant coach(es) Liang Chow
Former coach(es) Kittia Carpenter, Dena Walker, Gustavo Moure, Liang Chow
Music Here
Eponymous skills yes

You've got to be confident when you're competing. You've got to be a beast.
Gabby Douglas
I just want to continue with gymnastics because I'm still young and fresh. I think can get some more titles under my belt.
Gabby Douglas
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.
Gabby Douglas
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.
Gabby Douglas
Toward the end of the Olympics, you get physically tired and drained. And no matter how much rest you have, your body is tired.
Gabby Douglas
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.
Gabby Douglas
It's just incredible how people come up to me and say, 'Gabby, you inspire me to do anything I can set my mind to.' It's truly an honor.
Gabby Douglas
I wanted to tell my story and where I came from and my background, because it was not easy.
Gabby Douglas
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.
Gabby Douglas
Oprah has definitely caught my eye. My mom and I used to watch her shows. We just love her.
Gabby Douglas
By now, you've probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation.
Gabby Douglas
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
Gold medals are made out of sweat, blood and tears and effort in the gym every day.
Gabby Douglas
I got my feet wet in a couple of shows. I did a cameo on my favorite show, 'The Vampire Diaries.' And I guest starred on a show called 'Kickin' It' on Disney.
Gabby Douglas
I had to face a lot coming through this journey, a lot of sacrifices, difficulties, challenges, and injuries.
Gabby Douglas
You just have to be yourself and go full with confidence and be courageous.
Gabby Douglas

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