Champion on balance beam and floor exercise, the 2008 U. Champion on floor exercise and silver medalist on balance beam, she is a three-time U. all-around Champion, winning once as a junior and twice as a senior.
It's a wonderful thing."Hough grew up in a Mormon household with three older sisters, plus younger sister Julianne.
Shawn Machel Johnson East (born January 19, 1992) is an American former artistic gymnast. She had one of the best rookie seasons ever recorded in the history of gymnastics, winning the all-around at the American Cup, Pan American Games, U. National Championships, and World Championships all in her first year as a senior gymnast. In May 2009, Johnson was the winner of season eight of Dancing with the Stars, and in November 2012 she earned second place on the all-star edition.
She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. She is the 2007 individual all-around World Champion, 2007 World Champion on floor exercise, and a member of the 2007 gold medal winning U. Johnson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Doug and Teri Johnson.
On the other apparatus, she scored 15.625 on bars, 16.325 on beam, and 15.975 on floor. Johnson finished first on floor, despite falling, on her double-double mount.
Although Johnson scored first on the vault, balance beam, and floor, she finished second in the all-around. in Jesolo, Italy against Italy, Spain, and Poland, along with Jana Bieger, Olivia Courtney, Chelsea Davis, Bridget Sloan, and Samantha Peszek. Two weeks later, Johnson won the all-around at the Olympic Trials in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, again finishing ahead of Liukin.