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Shannon Miller Biography

An Energetic Child, Chronology, Competitive Spirit, Awards And Accomplishments, Where Is She Now?CONTACT INFORMATION, SELECTED WRITINGS BY MILLER:


American gymnast

Shannon Miller is the most decorated American gymnast. Over the course of her thirteen-year career as a

Shannon Miller

gymnast, Miller won fifty-nine international medals and forty-nine national medals. Over half of these medals were gold. She competed in two Olympics, in 1992 and 1996, and won a total of seven Olympic medals—two gold, two silver, and three bronze. She was a member of the "Magnificent Seven" women's gymnastics team that won the first team gold in gymnastics for the United States in 1996. Miller is also the only American to win the World Championships for two consecutive years, in 1993 and 1994. Miller retired from gymnastics in 2001 and has become an author and a motivational speaker.


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(With Nancy Ann Richardson) Winning Every Day: Gold Medal Advice for a Happy, Healthy Life!, Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1998.

Sketch by Janet P. Stamatel

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Famous Sports StarsGymnastics