Winning Balance: What Ive Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams by Shawn JohnsonTwenty-year-old American gymnast Shawn Johnson is a four-time Olympic gold and silver medalist; a national- and world-champion athlete. Already a popular role model to all ages, in 2009 she captured the national spotlight again when she won the widely popular Dancing with the Stars. Yet Shawn is no stranger to hard work and adversity. Her loss of the major gymnastics prize everyone expected her to win in Beijing, the all-around Olympic gold medal, was the loss of a dream shed worked for since childhood. And later, she suffered a potentially career-ending injury in a skiing accident that forced her life to a halt and made her rethink what was really important. She wasnt sure who she was anymore. She wasnt sure what her goals were. And she wasnt sure she was satisfied with where she was with her faith and God. Could she find the right kind of success in life--the kind that doesnt involve medals or trophies, but peace, love, and lasting joy? This is the amazing true journey of how the young woman who won an Olympic gold medal on the balance beam became even more balanced.
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Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas , the world all-around silver-medalist, finished fifth. It made me feel so proud to represent the USA , and to get the all-around gold medal is an unreal feeling. It is a dream come true. We could not be more proud of their accomplishments. Johnson was fifth after two rotations and moved into second behind Barbosa by 0.
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The world all-around champion, Shawn Johnson won four medals at the Beijing Olympics, including silver in the all-around and gold on balance beam. Shawn Johnson dominated the junior division at the US Nationals. She won the all-around, vault, beam, and floor, and placed second on bars. After the final day of competition, Johnson's total score as a junior at the US Nationals was higher than the senior division winner, Nastia Liukin. In her first national championships as a senior competitor, Johnson took first in the all-around, beam, and floor, and won third on the uneven bars. Johnson won the all-around at the US Nationals, beating reigning two-time National Champion Nastia Liukin , who was coming back from an injury. At the American Cup, Johnson fell on her new vault , a 2.
Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, ) is an American former artistic gymnast. As well as being the U.S. Champion on balance beam and floor exercise, .. stating that it was "the best routine I have seen in 15 seasons in America [of Dancing with the Stars] and 9 in the UK [of Strictly Come Dancing].".
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She is the Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team , all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. Johnson is also a five-time Pan American Games gold medalist, winning the team titles in and , as well as titles in the all-around, uneven bars , and balance beam in Johnson became a member of the U. She had one of the best rookie seasons ever recorded in the history of gymnastics, winning the all-around at the American Cup, Pan American Games, U. National Championships, and World Championships all in her first year as a senior gymnast. She is the individual all-around World Champion , World Champion on floor exercise, and a member of the gold medal winning U. As well as being the U.