Discipline: All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team
Current Residence: West Des Moines, Iowa
- 2008 Olympic Games, gold medal in women's balance beam, silver medals in women's team, women's individual all-around, women's floor exercise, 11th in women's uneven bars
- 2011, Pan American Games team gold medalist, uneven bars silver medalist
- 2009, 79th Amateur Athletic Union (All Around) Sullivan Award recipient
- 2008, Visa U.S. National Championships, national champion
- 2008, American Cup vault, floor exercise and balance beam gold medalist, all-around silver medalist
- 2007, World Championships all around, floor exercise and team gold medalist
- 2007, Pan American Games all-around, balance beam, uneven bars and team gold medalist, floor exercise silver medalist
- 2007, Visa Championships all-around, floor exercise and balance beam gold medalist, uneven bars bronze medalist
- 2007, American Cup all-around gold medalist
Fun Facts: Enjoys scrap-booking and shopping ... Won season 8 of Dancing with the Stars and is competing in the season 15 all-star edition ... Has a balance beam trick named after her
Red, White & Trending: April 15-21
Jamie MacDonald April 22, 2016
Team USA reacts to the loss of Prince, Tatyana McFadden manages to inspire yet again, Shawn Johnson goes East on her wedding day, Charlotte Drury makes her dream come true, Notre Dame shines bright in fencing and more.
Red, White & Trending: March 25-April 7
Jamie MacDonald April 08, 2016
Gracie Gold's triumphant response to a 'tragic skate,' Ashley Wagner's powerful response to a silver skate, new soccer kits, Masters golf intrigue, Alana Nichols singlehandedly takes on the tug of war, Jordan Burroughs' toddler singlehandedly takes down the wrestling star, Shawn Johnson plays bachelorette, a high-flying beat-boxing trampoline star, some comic relief after two golden hockey performances and more.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 29-Feb. 4
Jamie MacDonald Feb. 05, 2016
LA's mayor converts a magic goal with IOC president Bach, historic Fenway Park receives a big (really big) freeskiing and snowboarding makeover, Mikaela Shiffrin reaches a recovery milestone, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir take to Rio, Simone Biles' secret to washboard abs and more.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 8-14
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 15, 2016
A little love from self-proclaimed-weirdo Shawn Johnson's fiance, Mikaela Shiffrin's comeback puts an emphasis on "back," Skylar Diggins gives back, Team USA gymnasts (and their abs) rock Rio and more.
15 Times Team USA Athletes Made Headlines In 2015
Lisa Costantini Dec. 28, 2015
From Caitlyn Jenner to Kobe Bryant, Simone Biles to Ronda Rousey and more, relive the year in headlines.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 25-Oct. 1
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 02, 2015
All dressed up and no place to go for skiiers Andrew Weibrecht and Bryce Bennett, gymnast Shawn Johnson plays a Shark on Instagram, Team USA turns in its best supermoon shots and more.
9 Team USA Gymnasts We're Grateful For
Sept. 19, 2015
Take a look at the nine U.S. athletes who won all-around gold on the world or Olympic stage in recent history.
Red, White & Trending: July 24-30
Jamie MacDonald July 31, 2015
Celebrating those qualified for Rio, a star gymnast's unique engagement, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's inspiring progress, a ride with the Blue Angels and more.
On The Lighter Side: April 13-19
Jamie MacDonald April 20, 2015
Swimming selfies, dancing with swimmies, handstanding with NFLers, a gymnastics champion retires and more.
Team USA Athletes Fess Up On Why They Are Not Cool
Lisa Costantini March 17, 2015
Eight athletes take part in the online movement that encourages people to show their true selves.