Tag Archives: gymnastics

  • Gabby Douglas Heads Back to the Gym

    May 22, 13 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *Finally coming down off her high, at least the media craze part, Olympian Gabby Douglas is back in the gym, training for the next round of competitions. Her coach, Liang Chow, told the Associated Press that she’s back and excited for the work ahead. Gabby once expressed that she’d like to go though to the […]

  • Gabby Douglas Items Headed to the Smithsonian

    Jan 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Mementos from the 2012 Olympics performance of gymnast Gabrielle Douglas will be displayed in the Smithsonian Institution, the museum announced. The gold medal winner’s wrist tape, uneven-bar grips and access credentials to the London games are among the keepsakes Douglas donated to the Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, and […]

  • Gabrielle Douglas Set to Release a Book About Her Faith and Journey

    Dec 1, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Gabrielle Douglas has been a shining star since making her Olympic debut this year. The young gymnast, who isn’t old enough to vote, says her journey has been about faith. Gabby is releasing a book, “Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith.” “I want people to be inspired by my book,” Gabrielle said in […]

  • Gabby Douglas Memoir Coming in December

    Sep 6, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Gabby Douglas is bringing her life story to the pages of an “inspirational memoir” for a HarperCollins imprint, the gold medal gymnast announced this morning. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] “Grace, Gold and Glory, My Leap of Faith,’’ due in December, will detail her journey to gold in the London Olympics. There will be many […]

  • Gabby Douglas: Ex-Gym Staffer Suggested She Get Nose Job

    Sep 4, 12 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *In the new October issue of Vanity Fair, 16-year-old Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas again opens up about how she was treated while training at Excalibur Gymnastics in Virginia Beach. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] According to the article, she once left her clothes by her locker, only to return and find someone had taken […]

  • Shaq and Hoopz Call it Quits

    Aug 28, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 6 Comments

    *Ah, all flings weren’t meant to last, not even Shaq and Hoopz. Yeah, the cute big and tall couple broke up for real this time. Hoopz confirmed the tragic news with The Boston Globe. Supposedly they split up over the lady’s dream to become an Olympic gold medal gymnast. She was serious about her new […]