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Dominique Dawes: Doesn’t Like Gabby Douglas’ Nickname “Flying Squirrel”

Posted August 10, 2012 by jmurray

Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes is not a fan of calling Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas by her nickname, “Flying Squirrel.” Douglas was nicknamed the “Flying Squirrel” by Martha Karolyi, National Team Coordinator for USA Gymnastics, for her aerial performance on the uneven bars. The 35-year-old Dawes, who won her gold medal in 1996, wishes people had an alternative […]

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