Mc Kayla Maroney, Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman and Kyla Ross of the United States celebrate after winning the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.
Gabrielle Douglas, aka Gabby Douglas, is the 16-year-old e breakout star of the London Olympics. She made history when she struck gold in gymnastics, and her smile lit up the arena. Gabrielle Douglas is the first African American and only the fourth American woman to win the all around individual gymnastics gold medal. Gabby Douglas has inspired a whole generation of young African Americans to say, 'You know what I can do this too".
"Hard days are the best because that's when champions are made." – Women's gymnastics champ Gabby Douglas, after winning the all-around gold medal, to NBC. See more quotes: http://www.people.com/people/package/gallery/0,,20612225_20620372,00.html#
Gabby Douglas, Artistic Gymnast (first African American to win gold in the gymnastics individual all-around at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games) Jason Kibbler (Photographer) for Teen Vogue August 2016 | Purely Inspiration