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Aiming to compete in all four events at the Team USA April Camp, the 2012 Olympic all-around gold medalist was hoping for an invite to the same. However, Gabby Douglas‘ dreams crashed after her name was not listed amongst the 18 artistic gymnasts in the US roaster released on March 28, thus leaving her fans perplexed about her future career trajectory.

Despite this setback further delaying her Olympic comeback, Gabby Douglas remains undeterred. In a bold move, she has reframed her failures, vowing to use the lessons learned from her struggles proficiently.

Gabby Douglas credits her failures for her till-date success

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Trinity College recently shared an inspiring interview on their Instagram with Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. The post featured five questions with the gymnastics gold medalist, where she offered advice about following dreams and passions. Douglas, who found tremendous success at a young age by becoming the first African American to win the individual all-around event at the 2012 Olympics, shared words of wisdom gained from her own journey.

The interview by student-athlete Lizzie Nelson allowed the Trinity community to learn more about Douglas’ favorite book series and other insights from the accomplished athlete. When asked about what would be Gabby’s pick as the highlight of her career, she replied “I would say, my failures would be my highlight“.

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Hoping to rise from the unfortunate occasions she has been having recently, Gabby Douglas is determined to take lessons from her failures and look forward to the Paris Olympics 2024, for which she has been preparing even before the Winter Cup that was held in February this year. Her backup goal is to catch the two possibilities coming her way in April and May henceforth.

Selective chances to get to the Paris squad

Though not selected for the upcoming US camp that could open up a bundle of possibilities of international assignments including the Jesolo Trophy and Pacific Rim Championships, Gabby Douglas is abstracted for her gymnastics swings in the Paris Olympics 2024. She missed the Winter Cup in February due to COVID-19, but that has not wavered her engrossment in the grandiose Summer Games.

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The remaining comeback opportunities are the American Classic and the US Classic. Post her justifiable conduct in the above two events only, her probable chance to inch closer to the US Olympic Trials in Minneapolis can be declared. Nevertheless, Gabby Douglas’s chances to etch her name to the final list of the Paris squad have been running out. Hoping she breaks through to clinch her place right.

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