These #TBT Pics Reveal How Sports Stars Got Their Talent

Female athletes like Alex Morgan and Gabby Douglas have worked incredibly hard to become some of the top athletes in the world, but they all started out just like us, playing their sports with at school, with friends and in their local teams. We are proud to present these adorable photos of our fav female athletes before they made a name for themselves.

Alex Morgan is a stellar forward for Team USA, and it's more than likely she was quite the star during her AYSO years.

A collage of Team USA forward Alex Morgan. One photo is of a young Alex Morgan in her AYSO uniform. Another photo is of an older Alex Morgan posing for her soccer portrait.

Alex's Team USA teammate and fellow forward Abby Wambach is the queen of headers. She probably had plenty of practice as a young soccer player.

A split photo of Abby Wambach. One photo is of Abby as a young soccer player with a soccer ball on her lap. The other photo is of Abby now smiling at the camera in her Team USA uniform.

While Alex and Abby score the goals, Hope Solo prevents the opponents of Team USA from scoring. Hope's younger soccer-playing self must be proud of how far she's come.

A split photo of Hope Solo. One photo is of a young Hope in her soccer uniform smiling at the camera. The other photo is of Hope now standing on the field before a game wearing her Team USA jacket.

Taylor Swift's BFF Gracie Gold is a figure skating queen. It looks like  Gracie already had some tricks up her sleeve back in the day!

A split photo of Gracie Gold. One photo is of a young Gracie skating backwards on the ice in a blue outfit. The other photo is of Gracie posing for a photo in her Team USA jacket.

Bethany Hamilton is one fearless surfer. Even at a young age, she wasn't afraid to ride the biggest waves and get back out there even after a shark took her arm.

A split photo of Bethany Hamilton. One photo is of a young Bethany with a shark bit in her board. She is wearing a blue Rip Curl rash guard and blue board shorts with palm trees on the bottom. The other photo is of Bethany now. She is wearing a purple rash guard and green board shorts and holding a surfboard behind her.

Danica Patrick proves that racing cars isn't just for boys. She's made some serious strides since she started racing.

A split photo of Danica Patrick. One photo is of a young Danica posing in a white racing suit with her helmet between her legs. The other is a promotional photo of Danica for NASCAR. She is wearing her signature green Go Daddy jumpsuit.

Serena Williams has become one of the world's top tennis players. Her many hours of practicing when she was younger have definitely paid off.

A split photo of Serena Williams. One photo is of a young Serena in a skirt and shirt playing tennis. The other photo is of Serena now after winning a match.

Gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas flies through the sky when she performs her tumbling tricks. And she's worked hard ever since she was little to make sure she perfected them.

A split photo of Gabby Douglas. One image is of a young Gabby performing a routine on the balance beam with her leg in the air. The other image is a promotional image of Gabby now in her leotard line.

Which female athlete inspires you? Let us know in the comments below!