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Summary

Shannon Miller (born as Shannon Lee Miller in Rolla, Missouri, U.S.) is a famous Athlete from USA, she is 42 years old and still alive, born March 10, 1977.

Biography

Shannon Miller is an former American artistic gymnast, most known as World All-Around Champion (in 1993 and 1994), and Olympics balance beam gold medalist in 1996.

Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Edmond, Oklahoma. At age five she began there with the gymnastics and the age of nine, she was training with Steve Nunno. Her first major championship was the Gymnastics World Championships in 1991 in Indianapolis. After she had won there with the American team silver behind the Soviet team, she won silver on the uneven bars, where she was subject only to the North Korean Kim Gwang-Suk.

In 1992 she appeared in the Olympics in Barcelona and won with the American team bronze behind the team from the CIS and Romania. In the all-around scoring Miller won silver behind Tatiana Gutsu from the CIS. In the individual finals Miller won three medals: silver on beam behind Tatyana Lysenko and bronze on uneven bars and floor.

1993 and 1994, Miller was the best gymnast in the world and won the world championship two years in the all around. She also won on the ground and on the uneven bars in Birmingham (1993), In 1994 she won gold on beam in Brisbane. Miller won the 1995 Pan American Games gold in the all around (in Mar del Plata), as well as on the floor and uneven bars, she received silver for her to jump exercise.

In 1996, the U.S. team at the Olympic Games in Atlanta was cheered on by almost all of the 32,000 fans in the Georgia Dome, through the use of Kerri Strug, despite the injury showed her jumping exercise, they won the U.S. team gold. Miller finished third in all-around and vault in eighth place, but won on beam her second gold medal. 2006 Miller was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Shannon Miller is a graduate of the University of Houston in Business Administration and a degree from the Boston College Law School. In October 2009, Miller has a son.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Shannon.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shannon_Miller

Famous quotes by Shannon Miller (32)


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"It's been really good to have a goal and go after it. That feels good"
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"I think it's really important to look at the big picture instead of just one competition"
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"I don't think I have the mileage on me to really complain of any injuries yet"
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"Everyone has obstacles, and you're not going to have the right answer or do the right thing every single time"
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"When you grow up on camera and in the public eye, you feel you have to put forth this image. I just took that to the extreme and there was a lot of pressure on me"
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"I'm used to short distances and short bursts of energy; it was just fastest"
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"I'm an athlete rep, so I'll be available if they need me for anything"
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"I want to bring more gymnastics on television"
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"I thought about running a marathon a long time ago, but I'm just not a runner"
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"Gymnastics uses every single part of your body, every little tiny muscle that you never even knew"
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"There's never going to be a system that is fair to everyone"
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"I'm not fascinated by one particular case, but by knowledge that I had no idea was out there"
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"I'm a competitor. I really enjoyed the race more than just going out and running to run"
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"I will be talking with gymnasts from some of the other countries. I will be getting a feel for what they're thinking and what they're doing. It should be a really great meet"
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"I can now successfully drive a stick. That's a huge accomplishment"
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"When I go in to compete, whether it's gymnastics or anything else, I do my own thing. I compete with myself"
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"In gymnastics, you have to be perfect every step along the way"
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"In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half, and that's pretty tough to get through"
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"I'm coming up on 30. There are other things that I want to pursue outside of just performing"
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"Other people may not have had high expectations for me... but I had high expectations for myself"
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"My undergraduate degree is in business, so I'm trying to get a bit of a background before I go in"
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"It's amazing to me that they're cutting physical education programs in the school systems"
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"For the most part I'll probably do floor exercise and balance beam. Those are the two things that I do"
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"The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible"
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"I love performing in front of an audience and seeing smiles on the kids' faces"
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"Charles Barkley, I used to watch him growing up. Then I met him. He was a big teddy bear"
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"At the Olympics, you there to do a job. I feel you should take it seriously. You should be respectful. You are putting on the red-white-and-blue and going out there to perform for your country"
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"At an Olympics Game, you want to enjoy it, especially if you know it's going to be your last one"
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"I got into law school to supplement my business background. I'm not planning to practice law"
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"Gymnastics is the type of sport where you can't take something that gives you more energy. Something may be great for the vault, but then you have the bars after it and you have to be more sedate for that"
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"Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it's not a whole lot more than that"
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"I was always athletic and I could do a lot of things"


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