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Summary

Shawn Johnson is a famous Athlete from USA, she is 25 years old and still alive, born January 19, 1992.

Biography

Shawn Johnson, born in Des Moines, is an American artistic gymnast.

Shawn had his international breakthrough when she was only 15 years old won mångkampen in artistic gymnastics at the World Championships in Stuttgart in 2007. There, she won even branch final of the standalone.

2008 Shawn Johnson came second in the women's mångkamp in artistic gymnastics at the Beijing Olympics after his countrywoman Nastia Liukin. Shawn Johnson was still with him a gold medal from Beijing when she won the final of the boom arm. Another medal was also when she finished second in the final of the stand-alone branch.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Shawn.

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

Famous quotes by Shawn Johnson (31)


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"In some ways the ACL tear was a blessing. I had hesitated to return to elite gymnastics after the 2008 Olympics. I told myself I had already accomplished so much, and the road was just going to get harder if I continued"
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"I'm pleased to say my knee feels a lot better. It's still not back to normal, and I don't know if it ever will be, but I'm learning to deal with it instead of expecting it to be like it was before"
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"I've never had a teammate competing with me my whole life"
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"I don't feel like a star; I never have. I don't feel like a star; I never have. I always feel like I'm the young one, I'm the small one. I always have someone to look up to, and I think it helps me with motivating myself"
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"To finish off this whole Olympics by finally getting the gold medal, it's the best feeling in the world"
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"I'm trying to stay as calm as possible and focus one day at a time, but when reality sets in, I feel everything: anxiety, excitement, nerves, pressure and joy"
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"I told myself after 2008 that I was done for good. But they say you can't keep a gymnast away from her sport"
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"I had surgery to repair the ACL in February 2010 and was back in the gym by June, but rushed things too quickly and ended up re-tearing my MCL in September"
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"I didn't make it a priority, and as a result my knee didn't heal to the extent it should have"
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"I had a constant fear, a constant little doubt in my mind: 'OK, I'm getting ready to do my standing back full on beam and I might re-tear my ACL.'"
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"I always feel like I'm the young one, I'm the small one"
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"Injury taught me I need to learn how to face challenges"
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"I was able to do Classics, the U.S. national championships and the Pan American Games and feel like I improved with each meet, but I was still struggling with a lot of residual pain from the two surgeries"
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"I still can't believe I'm an Olympic athlete"
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"I started from zero and went back to the basics in gymnastics"
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"To have any doubt in your body is the biggest weakness an athlete can have. There are times when I physically can't get myself to go for a skill because I'm thinking, 'My knee hurts really bad.'"
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"A comeback in gymnastics is almost impossible in itself"
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"Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice"
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"It's about putting in the hours and going through the paces"
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"I don't know where I'm really going to cha cha, but hopefully I can find a place"
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"After 13 years of hard landings in gymnastics, one ski run had delivered the biggest injury of my career"
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"People only see gymnastics on TV and in the Olympics at such an extreme"
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"Of course, when you're training your whole life to get to the Olympics, you train for gold"
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"My other life keeps me calm and grounded and normal"
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"I need to learn how to face challenges"
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"I know how much more I need to do to be where I want"
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"With literature, sometimes a book is presented in the media as being say, a Muslim story or an African story, when essentially it's a universal story which we can all relate to it, no matter what race or social background we come from"
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"It might have been easier to retire, to say my knee couldn't handle it and let that be that. At the same time, the prospect of not being able to compete in gymnastics anymore was heartbreaking"
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"I have a lot of expectations and a lot of goals I want to fulfill, but the biggest dream is still to make the Olympic team for London"
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"I always have someone to look up to, and I think it helps me with motivating myself"
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"Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect"


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