Douglas talks about training and her Olympic journey. The series focuses on athletes, celebrities, etc., who talk about the personal stories behind their journeys and, in doing so, provide a road map to success for their fans. The story is told through first-person narratives, and each story is a testament to hard work and perseverance, as well as to provide viewers with inspiration to reach for their dreams.
Here are some quotes taken from the story on Douglas:
"When you realize you have a dream and you want to accomplish this dream, then you'll do anything." - on discovering that she had a chance to become an Olympian
"The teenager life, the normal life of going to school, going to prom, sure I missed out. But few people get to experience going to the Olympics or few people get to experience going on the podium." - on making the decision at a young age to move away from her family to train
"Yeah, I had hard days where I was just like, I don't want to do this anymore, I want to go to the mall, I want to go to the midnight showing of 'Breaking Dawn,' but you have to commit. Even though you have hard days you have to learn how to push through them. Because you'll have no regrets. And that's the best thing in life." - looking back on spending her high school years training for the Olympics
"We're competing against each other, so we're pulling for each other, we're cheering for each other, but at the same time we have to focus on our routines and what we're going to do." - on her relationship with her teammates
"When I was standing on the podium receiving the gold medal, I just thought about all the hard days and all the hard work and effort that I put into this. This has been such an amazing Olympic journey for me." - reflecting on the 2012 Olympics
"I definitely want to go to Rio, and plan on making the 2016 gymnastics team. I'm still young, I'm still fresh, and I don't think I want to retire just yet. I want to accomplish much more." - on what's in store for her future