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01/19/1992 Born Shawn Machel Johnson was born in Des Moines, Iowa.
In '04 Shawn competed in the junior Olympics and placed
05/02/2004 Level 10
4 in the AA, first on Beam & second on the floor.
At the US championship, Shawn placed first on every
04/30/2006 Junior Elite event except on the uneven bars where she placed 2. She
finished strong by placing first in the AA.
Shawn competes as a senior in Jacksonville against
01/19/2007 Senior teammate Natasha Kelley at the Tyson American Cup and
wins first place in the all-around.
Shawn competes at worlds at places first in the all-around
09/09/2007 Worlds 2007
and first place on floor. Team results: 184.400 final score.
She competed at the American cup but sadly fell on her
vault with a 15.175 score. Shawn scored first on every
03/01/2008 event besides the unevenness which Liukin score basically
an entire point higher than her, causing Shawn to place
second in the AA.
Shawn won the all-around and floor champ. Once again
06/07/2008 Nationals against her rival Nastia. She won only by one point in front
Olympic trials in Philly where Shawn finishes again in
06/21/2008 Trials front of Nastia But they both were put on the Olympic line
up right after.
08/28/2008 Pledge Shawn led the pledge at a democratic national convention.
Seventh Shawn throw the first pitch in the seventh period stretch at
inning stretch Wrigley field.
01/19/1995 Her parents noticed her climbing all over cabinets in the
to Gymnastics house. Thus, they decided to enroll her in a young children
09/30/1995 gymnastics class.
Age six: More Her parents enrolled her at Liang Chow’s gymnastics &
gymnastics. dance institute at the age of six.
The USA team won silver in the team AA and Johnson
won the 2nd place tittle in the AA sadly, being beaten by
her teammate Nastia Liukin. Then later won first on beam
during event finals.
Shawn is planning on making a comeback so that she can
to Come back
make it to the 2012 Olympics!
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