Laura Okmin of Fox Sports News Interviews Dominique Dawes about Gabby Douglas’ and her Historic Individual All-Around and Team Gold Medals at the 2012 Olympics
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Make No Mistake, This Is An Incredible and Important Accomplishment
The true effect of the historic accomplishments of Gabby Douglas is so powerful that it profoundly affects even former Olympian, Dominique Dawes, a trailblazer in her own right and a usually very under control public personality.
Interview Includes Some Valuable Advice and Insight
Dominique Dawes is an African-American Olympic gymnastics Gold Medalist, who also lived and trained away from home. Her advice to Gabby about how to live her life post Olympics provides some valuable insights to all gymnasts.
Information about Dominique Dawes
Dominique Dawes is a 3-time Olympian, World Championships silver medalist and a member of the 1996 Gold Medal winning team, the “Magnificent Seven.” at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Dominique was the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic medal and an Olympic Gold Medal in artistic gymnastics. She competed in three Olympics (1992 in Barcelona, 1996 in Atlanta and 2000 in Sydney) winning one Gold Medal and 2 bronze Team medals. Dominique lived with and trained with her coach, Kelly Hill, owner and head coach of Hill’s Angels Gymnastics in Maryland. Dominique and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees are currently co-chairs of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Dominiques’s career has included acting, modeling, broadcasting, television production, music videos and appearing on Broadway.