With the London Olympics coming to a close late last night, we now look back at one of the breakout American stars of the tournament.
16-year-old Gabby Douglas not only captured the hearts of American Olympics watchers, but of the world.
And while we may have learned a lot about her upbringing and the troubles her father caused her family, there’s a lot we don’t know about the bubbly teenager.
Here are 10 things you didn’t know about Douglas. Check them out below:
1) Gabrielle performed her first flawless cartwheel at age 3. [Source: Time Magazine]
2) In 2004, Douglas became Virginiaâ€™s State Champion in Gymnastics. [Source: GabrielleDouglas.com]
3) This past March, Douglas competed in the AT&T American Cup at Madison Square Garden, placing fourth in the all-around competition. [Source: GabrielleDouglas.com]
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