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Shawn Johnson’s Retirement…A Candid Reflection

Shawn Johnson Goodbye

If you’ve been following gymnastics closely over the past few months, Shawn Johnson’s retirement – officially announced yesterday – shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise.  But at the same time, we’re left with a lot of unanswered questions.   In hindsight, it seems overwhelmingly obvious.  After all, Shawn hasn’t competed in a single competition since ...

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Did Shawn Raise The Bar At Pan Ams?

Shawn Johnson Bars

Some might call Shawn Johnson’s performance at the Pan American Games in Mexico this past weekend nothing to get excited about.  Watching the reigning Olympic balance beam champion fall twice from the event on which she rarely even wavered three years ago was a bit anticlimactic, and her vault in Mexico - although very good ...

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