GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – April 10, 2013 – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics Dance, is gearing up for the April 30, 2013 release of her second book, Raising the Bar. The follow-up to her New York Times Bestseller memoir release, Grace, Gold & Glory: My Leap of Faith (published on Dec. 4, 2012 through Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins), Raising the Bar offers fans a behind-the-scenes, all-access insider look into Gabrielle's life, complete with full-color photos, personal stories, and information on what it's like to be Gabrielle today.
From amazing experiences such as walking the red carpet and appearing on hit TV shows like The Vampire Diaries to what is still important to her―finding time to connect with friends, hanging out with her family, and making time for her training routine ― Raising the Bar explores what it's like to be an everyday teen with a not-so-everyday life. Her writing paired with candid photos and comments sprinkled throughout will give readers a personal glimpse at the Olympic champion and her fun personality, while also providing tips on how to keep strong under pressure and raise the bar to accomplish their own dreams.
For more information about Gabrielle and Raising the Bar, please visit http://zondervan.com/douglasg.