*Oprah Winfrey sits down with 16-year-old Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas for an upcoming episode of “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” to air on Aug. 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET on OWN.
The interview takes place from her training ground in West Des Moines, Iowa, the network announced today.
“Douglas will discuss her rise to Olympic gold and the intense and immediate media attention she found herself facing in London,” notes the press release. “Winfrey will visit the host family that provided a second home for Douglas during her training, and visit the gym in West Des Moines, Iowa where Douglas trained six days a week in preparation for London.
“Winfrey will also speak with Gabby’s mother Natalie, who cheered Gabby on from the stands every day and stood behind her as she pursued her Olympic dreams.”