5. She Has Her Own Barbie Doll

To mark getting into the Olympics 2016 team, Gabby had her very own Barbie doll made after her. She said, ‘be yourself and really embrace your inner beauty and your true talent. Believe in yourself. Never let anyone tell you you can’t do something when you can.’

6. A Virginia State Gymnast Champion At The Age Of Eight

The rest was history. She won gold on the uneven bars in the 2012 Pan American Championships, and at the age of 14 she won a gold medal with the U.S. team at the World Championships.