Gabby trained with coach Laing Chow. Laing turned an ordinary person into a world champion. In 2010 Nastia Liukin supergirl cup. She made her debut on National scene, placing fourth all around and placed silver medal on beam. 2010 cover girl classic in Chicago, Illinois. Gabby took uneven bars title at the 2010 Pan American championships. In one competition she placed fifth all around and won her a share of the U.S. team gold medal. U.S. team won the gold medal in the team finals at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, Japan. She also won the 2012 Olympic Trials, which took place in San Jose, California. She was selected to the national team that will represent the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England. 2012 16-year-old Douglas had proven herself a champion. Going from a beginner gymnast to Olympian in a short time. She became the subject of significant media attention in the summer of 2012 was featured on the cover of a magazine.