Her Determination, Dedication, and Desire Brought Home the Gold Dominique Dawes focused on her dream, and nothing would stop her from reaching it—definitely not the fact that she was still just a kid. By the time she was ninteen years old, she stood on the podium to receive the Olympic gold medal in gymnastics. Discover how her faith in God and hard work led her to become one of the top gymnasts in the world. Let her story and her motto of “determination, dedication, and desire” encourage you to become all you can be, in competition and in life. Includes a special note from Dominique Dawes.