Name: Shawn Johnson
All-Around, Floor Exercise, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Vault, Team
Current Residence:
West Des Moines, Iowa

Olympic Experience:

  • 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

Career Highlights:

  • 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

Learn more: 
USA Gymnastics