When her tumbling class was canceled, her parents signed her up for gymnastics.
She was the first African-American athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. The 1970s were a "pivot of change", it was an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation.
Dominique Margaux Dawes-Thompson is a retired American gymnast. She was a commentator for Yahoo's coverage of the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Dominique Dawes won one gold medal in the Olympics, that being in 1996 in the team competition.
People born on a Saturday enjoy an optimistic and positive disposition.