|MILLER Shannon USA
Discipline: Womens Artistic
|Last update: 19/02/2013|
|Date of birth:||10/03/1977||Age:||37|
|Height:||5.0 ft||Weight:||102.0 lb|
|Place of birth:||ROLLA ()||
|Occupation:||President Shannon Miller Lifestyle, Television/Radio Host|
|Start Discipline (year):||1982|
|First Int. Competition (year):|
|National Team Since (year):||1988|
|Current Club:||Dynamo Gynastics|
|Head coach:||Steve Nunno (USA)|
|Choreographer:||Peggy Liddick (USA)|
|Personal website / fan page:||www.shannonmillerlifestyle.com||Facebook page:|
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59 International Medals – over half gold
49 National Medals – over half gold
7 Olympic Medals – 2 gold (1996), 2 silver (1992), bronze (1992)
9 World Championship Medals – over half gold 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995
Only American to win consecutive world All-Around titles (1993, 1994
•7 Olympic Medals: 2 Gold, 2 Silver, 3 Bronze
• 9 World Championship Medals: 5 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze
• Television/Radio Host (MSNBC, NBC, Comcast, Health & Wellness Channel, WOKV, etc)
• Author of multiple fitness and health related books and videos
• Member of 8 Halls of Fame
• Wife, Mother, Olympic Gold Medalist, Health & Fitness Advocate, Cancer Survivor
Shannon Miller remains The Most Decorated American Gymnast, male or female, in history. She is the only American to rank among the Top 10 All-Time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame – Twice! (Individual (2006) and Team (2008))
Shannon has won an astounding 59 International and 49 National competition medals. Over half of these have been gold. She is the only US gymnast to win 2 World All-Around Titles. Her tally of five medals (2 silver, 3 bronze) at the 1992 Olympics was the most medals won by a US athlete in any sport. At the ’96 Games, she led the “Magnificent Seven” to the US Women’s first ever Team Gold and for the first time for any American gymnast, she captured Gold on the Balance Beam.
After retiring from Olympic competition, Shannon received her undergraduate degree in marketing and entrepreneurship and her law degree from Boston College. She then moved from Olympic athlete to advocate for the health and wellness of women and children.
Shannon launched her company Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women along with her series of fitness books, cookbooks and fitness DVD’s in July, 2010. She continues to travel the country as a highly sought after motivational speaker and advocate for the health and wellness of women and children. Shannon’s seeks to empower women to make their health a priority through education and awareness.
Shannon is the host of Health & Wellness Channel’s Wish List with Shannon Miller where Shannon travels the country granting wishes to those with life threatening medical conditions. In addition, Shannon hosts her weekly talk radio show dedicated to women’s health and fitness. Shannon continues to connect with the gymnastics audience as an analyst at major international events including the Olympic Games.
Shannon and her husband welcomed their first child, John “Rocco” on October 28th, 2009. In January of 2011, Shannon was diagnosed with a malignant germ cell tumor, a form of ovarian cancer. She had the baseball sized tumor removed successfully and followed up with 9 weeks of chemotherapy for this rare germ cell malignancy. Shannon is now cancer free and continues to be a strong advocate for making health a priority.
Official website: www.shannonmillerlifestyle.com, www.shannonmiller.com
Facebook @ www.facebook.com/SMLifestyle