Shawn Johnson puts gymnastics behind her
It's never easy for athletes to retire because they are usually relatively young when they do so. This is especially the case for women gymnasts, who often achieve their highest athletic accomplishments when they are barely old enough to be called women.
Shawn Johnson won four Olympic medals in Beijing -- including one gold -- when she was 16. She became a certified national celebrity when she won "Dancing With The Stars" at age 17. Her hopes for more Olympic medals were effectively ...
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