Gabby Douglas was born on December 31, 1995. She participated in the 2012 summer Olympics. Gabby was the first African American woman in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion. Gabby's older brother's name is Jhonathan Douglas and her older sister's name is Joyelle Douglas. Her other older sister's name is Arielle Douglas. Her parents names were Natalie Hawkins, her mom and Timothy Douglas, her dad. Her dad was arrested for child neglect. Before fame she began training in gymnastics at the age of six. Gabby was born in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her full name is Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas. Her nickname id Flying Squirrel. She got a team gold medal. teammates were Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross, McKayla Maroney, and Jordyn Wieber. First experience with gymnastics at the age of three. Her sister Arielle Helped Gabby with gymnastics. Arielle was a former gymnast. Her mom let her join gymnastics at the age of six. Two years later at the age of eight 2004 she was named Virginia state gymnastics champion. Their gold medal team was the first team in woman's to have an African American person on the team.