Top 3 Role Models for Kids - Gabby Douglas, the flying squirrel, is a gymnast who participated in the 2012 London Olympics. gabby-douglas. Before Gabby, no African-American gymnast had become all-around champion.
Gabby Douglas — Olympian Birthday December 31, 1995 Birthplace Virginia Age 18 years old Birth Sign Capricorn Gymnast who became the first African American woman to win the gymnastics all-around gold medal and the team competitions at the 2012 Olympics.
Photo of gymnast Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas, member of the 2012 US Olympic gymnastics team. Has her head on straight at age 17 - says she "meditates on Scripture" and that "the Bible helps me". Such a great inspiration in every way!!