[79] She made a second appearance in the series, in the season two episode "Just Say Me", which aired January 25, 2010. [116], Since becoming a professional athlete, Johnson has been involved with numerous charitable causes. "It's natural for anyone who has experienced pain or loss to guard their hearts when things happen again," she said, adding, "I don't want to go through that again. "You were so rough around the edges that it was comical, but the sincerity, that authenticity, it was so genuine. [117] She also supports the "Exercise Your Character" program through speaking engagements.

if(!large) { var loop_range = ''; "[63], Johnson ranked fifth in the Associated Press' 2008 Female Athlete of the Year voting. "So in between, like, during the nine months, I went on a date with other guys." "I remember competing and reading more headlines and articles that talked about how I was stocky and muscular and not the stereotypical gymnast body," she told WBUR. Shawn Johnson is rumoured to have hooked up with Taylor Phinney (2008).. About. Shawn Johnson was born on the 19th of January, 1992 (Millennials Generation). While her YouTube following isn't massive, it's still pretty popular.

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Or, as she put it in the video, "It took Andrew nine months to convince me to go on a second date. Shawn Johnson has a ruling planet of Saturn. Nastia Liukin won gold with an uneven bars score nearly a point higher than Johnson. ", "Part of a 40-city tour by the U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams combined with a one-off event to raise awareness about women's cancers. But I didn't really consider it a date," Johnson recalled on YouTube of the limbo they remained in from that fall until the following summer. [11][12] She enrolled at Vanderbilt University in 2013, but withdrew before classes began. [118], On March 25, 2009, a stalker was arrested after jumping a fence and sneaking onto the CBS lot. The team won gold with 184.400 points, 0.950 ahead of silver-medal China. The trademarks of Johnson's gymnastics were her power, difficulty and consistency, though she was considered weaker on the uneven bars and lacked great flexibility.

"It's difficult for any elite athlete to give up the one thing they've devoted their entire life for," she told WBUR.

"Kids have the purest form of passion and drive and it's inspiring to be around. }

Andrew East is 29 years old, while Shawn is 28 years old. Entertainment Television, LLC A Division of NBCUniversal. And I was like, okay, okay, I can do this, I can do this.' [26], Johnson became a senior in 2007 and continued to show new skills, including a double-twisting double layout dismount off the uneven bars. After she left the sport, however, she had to find other ways of staying active and started taking fitness classes because she didn't have a self-guided fitness routine. } else {

[114] Johnson has also partnered with Crest toothpaste to promote dental health, passing out toothpaste to low-income people. It's given me that foundation in my life that you have to be nice to and respect everyone.".

She first started doing gymnastics at three years old. [8] Through 2008, Johnson maintained a more balanced lifestyle than typical of elite female gymnasts. And there's truly no such thing. Superhero or not, it's hard to deny that there's something magical about Johnson.

In floor exercise, she went out-of-bounds on her first tumbling pass, but won the gold with a 15.250, just eclipsing teammate Sacramone. She won a gold medal on the balance beam apparatus. Instead of women being judged on how they look, Johnson wants them to be judged on their abilities and their accomplishments. Johnson scored 15.375 on bars and floor, and 15.150 on vault. today = new Date(today.getTime() - loop_time * loop_range);