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What's YOUR Olympics?

Atheletes compete during the women's 1500m round 1 heat 2 at the National stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 21, 2008. Ukraine's Iryna Lishchynska won ahead of Spain's Iris Maria Fuentes Pila and Morocco's Btissam Lakhouad.    AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
Atheletes compete during the women's 1500m round 1 heat 2 at the National stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 21, 2008. Ukraine's Iryna Lishchynska won ahead of Spain's Iris Maria Fuentes Pila and Morocco's Btissam Lakhouad. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Watching Gabby Douglas win a gold medal in the Olympics awakens the inner dreamer in all of us. If this 16-year-old can go for the gold, what we can we do with our own lives? We might not run as fast as Lolo Jones, but we can each achieve big wins in our own struggles. Who do we want to become? What are our loftiest goals?

We asked our Facebook and Twitter communities to tell us about their own Olympic-sized struggles. What's your ultimate competition and greatest prize? Are you aiming for a Ph.D, or a book deal, or a weight loss goal? Maybe you'd even like to get to the Olympics yourself!

What's your dream? Leave a comment below or tweet us with the hashtag #myolympics and tell us how you plan to earn your gold medal.

What's YOUR Olympics?