Name: Shannon Miller
Sport: Gymnastics
Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics
Event(s): Balance Beam, Floor, Uneven Bars, Vault
DOB: 3/10/1977
Birthplace: Rolla, Mo.
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Edmond North High School (Edmond, Okla.)
College: University of Houston; Boston College Law School
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (1992, 1996); seven-time Olympic medalist (2 golds, 2 silvers, 3 bronzes)
  • Barcelona 1992, silver (women’s individual all-around, women’s balance beam), bronze (women’s team all-around, women’s floor exercise, women’s uneven bars)
  • Atlanta 1996, gold (women’s team all-around, women’s balance beam)
Personal: Began competing in gymnastics at a young age and was noted for her versatility, unlike many gymnasts who had a specialty...Received her undergraduate degrees in marketing and entrepreneurship from the University of Houston and her law degree from Boston College...Founded her own company, Shannon Miller Lifestyle, to promote healthy living, particularly for women...Wrote a book entitled, “It’s Not About Perfect: Competing for My Country and Fighting for My Life”...Spent time broadcasting, giving gymnastics clinics and doing motivational talks...Mother to two children, Rocco and Sterling.