Olympic Flashback: Childhood Pics of Gabby Douglas, Missy Franklin + More!
Wondering what Olympic athletes like Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin looked like when they were kids? Check out childhood pics here!
Well, Bettys! It’s been a while since we’ve had a good ol’ fashioned celebrity flashback, hasn’t it? Let’s kick off the week with a special Olympic edition! NBC’s website for the 2012 Olympic Games has a whole plethora of personal photos from the archives of some of this year’s top competitors. Who wants to see what Olympians like Gabby Douglas, Missy Franklin, and Misty May-Treanor looked like when they were tiny? We do, we do!
First up: Gymnast Gabby Douglas. As a point of reference, here’s what she looks like now as the “Flying Squirrel” (congrats on the all-round win!):
So what did she look like as a kid? Well… this:
TOO. CUTE. I love that her party hat is as big as her head.
And here she is a few years later, performing a balance beam routine:
On-point precision even then!
Up next: Little Missy Franklin!