901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

Gabby Douglas, Olympic Gold Medalist

Gabby Douglas

    • Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist
    • First African-American to Win Olympic Gold for Gymnastics
    • Author of New York Times Bestseller "Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith"
Full Bio
Fee Range

$30,000 - $50,000

Travels From

California

Gabby Douglas on Life after the Olympics

Gabby Douglas on Life after the Olympics

Gabby Douglas on her new book

Gabby Douglas on her new book

Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles on Today

Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles on Today

Gabby Douglas began formal gymnastics training at the early age of 6 years old. By the age of 8, she had won her first major title as the 2004 Virginia State Champion. At the age of 16, she was selected to be a member of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics team to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England. There she became the first African-American woman, as well as the first woman of color of any nationality to win an Olympic Gold medal as the All-Around Individual Champion. In addition, while winning a Team Gold medal, she became the first American gymnast to win Gold in both the All-Around individual and team competitions at the same Olympics. At the 2012 U.S. National Championships, Gabby won the Gold medal in Uneven Bars, Silver in All-Around, and Bronze in Floor. She was also a member of the Gold-winning team at the 2011 World Championships.

After the London Games, Gabby was one of the most influential female athletes in the world and was at the center of pop culture. She made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, was featured in an interview with Oprah Winfrey and was named to Barbara Walters list as one of the “10 Most Fascinating People of 2012.” Gabby Douglas has made cameos on Disney’s hit show Kickin’ It and the CW’s The Vampire Diaries. In support of President Barack Obama, she led the Pledge of Allegiance at the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Gabby was also named the 2012 Associated Press “Female Athlete of the Year.” In addition, Gabby has released two New York Times best-selling books titled Raising the Bar and Grace, Gold, and Glory: My Leap of Faith. In 2013, Gabby’s life story was portrayed in the Lifetime Network’s movie of the week called The Gabby Douglas Story.

In 2014, Gabby moved to Westerville, Ohio to begin training at Buckeye Gymnastics. In 2015, Gabby burst back onto the elite gymnastics scene after a two-year hiatus. At the World Championships she won Silver in the All-Around competition and won Gold with Team USA. She is the first reigning Olympic All-Around champion since 1981 to return to the sport and win a World Championships medal. Gabby also secured Gold at the 2016 AT&T American Cup and City of Jeselo Trophy.

At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Gabby won her third Olympic Gold medal in the Team competition, as the only All-Around Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast in US history to return to a second Olympics.

To book Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, contact Executive Speakers Bureau at (901) 754-9404. 

Gabby is currently doing Q&A sessions. 

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Deion Sanders, Sports Celebrity Speaker

Deion Sanders

Former NFL and MLB Professional Athlete

Sara Ross - Speaker

Sara Ross

Founder & Chief Vitality Officer at BrainAMPED

Eli Davidson, Coaching / Mentoring Speaker

Eli Davidson

Overcoming Challenges and becoming Champions

Greg Gadson, Speaker

Greg Gadson

Decorated Army Commander

Bertice Berry Speaker

Bertice Berry

Sociologist

Johnny Wimbrey

Johnny Wimbrey

Internationally-Acclaimed Talk Show Host

Kaplan Mobray speaker

Kaplan Mobray

Career Consultant and Founder of the Kaplan Mobray Leadership Institute

John Furlong, Business Strategy Speaker

John Furlong

Created the Vision for Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Rick Nielsen, Speaker

Rick Nielsen

Magician

Erica Dhawan, speaker

Erica Dhawan

Founder & CEO of Cotential

Jimmy Wayne

Jimmy Wayne

Country Music Artist

Kyle Maynard, Sports Speaker

Kyle Maynard

Author and Athlete

Reviews

Testimonials

"I've worked with Richard and ESB for many years and he's always able to deliver for us. He works hard to meet your speaker goals within the ..

Chem Dry

"Angela is the best!!! I can always count on her honest feedback about speakers. She helps me look like a hero to my company!"

Testimonials | Medtronic | Executive Speakers

"ESB continues to deliver great options for us as we plan our event each year."

Testimonials | Arkansas Heart Hospital | Executive Speakers

“I am banging my head against the wall right now for all the times I have done this without using Executive Speakers Bureau. This ..

Clorox Client

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testimonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below