Everything You Want to Know About Gabby Douglas, America’s New Favorite Olympian

Gabby Douglas—the 16-year-old gymnast who helped America earn team gold in London and brought home her own gold medal for the all-around individual competition—has won the country over in less than a week. Here’s everything you want to know about America’s new sweetheart.

Gabby Douglas is from Virginia Beach, but trained in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Beyoncé blogged about Gabby Douglas’s gold-medal performance.

Gabby Douglas’s mother likes to brag about her baby the way your mom talked about how great it was when you were just so advanced with your flash cards. Except, her daughter has gold medals.

Gabby Douglas inspires Oprah and Lil Wayne.

Gabby Douglas will be on your Corn Flakes box.

Condoleezza Rice says Gabby Douglas is an African-American hero.

Gabby Douglas blogged about her amazing performance for ESPNW.

Gabby Douglas is the subject of the coolest photo ever taken except for that one of 15 minutes’ worth of fireworks blowing up at once in San Diego.

Gabby Douglas performed her floor routine to “We Speak No Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool Vrs DCup.

Gabby Douglas already inspired the most obnoxious video ever posted to the Internet. Complete with bright colors, gold tights and bad rap.

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