Shawn Johnson (II)
Shawn Johnson was born on January 19, 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa. She starting gymnastics at the early of 6. Her parents Doug and Teri Johnson enrolled her, after they noticed her climbing up cabinets and jumping down from tables.
She was one of the first students when Liang Chow opened a gymnastics school. Shawn trains 20 to 25 hours a week, while attending a public school.
Shawn qualified for Junior International Elite status on her first attempt. She first attracted widespread attention at the 2005 U.S. Classic, where she placed 3rd in the junior division. She entered the senior division in 2007, showcasing new skills. She won the all-around at the 2007 Visa U.S. National Championships.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Shawn competed in four events during the team competition; Vault, Bars, Floor, and Beam.
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