Gabby Douglas Named Female Athlete of the Year By AP

Gabby Douglas Named Female Athlete of the Year By AP

Olympic gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas was selected The Associated Press' female athlete of the year for 2012, edging out swimmer Missy Franklin.

''I didn't realize how much of an impact I made,'' said Douglas, 16, the first African-American to win the Olympic all-around title, gymnastics' biggest prize.

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Gabby Douglas to Pen Memoir

Gabby Douglas to Pen Memoir

Olympic team and individual gymnastics gold medalist Gabby Douglas announced today that she will be coming out with an "inspirational memoir," People reports.

The book, My Life as a Flying Squirrel, is due out in December.

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