ABOUT SHANNON MILLER – Olympic Gymnast & Gold Medalist
Shannon Miller is a seven-time Olympic Medalist in Gymnastics. She won five medals (two silver, three bronze) at the ’92 Olympic Games. At the ’96 Olympic Games, Shannon led the “Magnificent Seven” to the US Women’s first ever Team Gold and for the first time for any American gymnast, Shannon captured Gold on the balance beam. After retiring from Olympic competition, Shannon graduated from the University of Houston and earned her law degree from Boston College. Since 2010, Shannon has been a strong advocate for the health and wellness of women and children. She is an ovarian cancer survivor and seeks to empower women to make their health a priority through education and awareness. Shannon is currently cancer-free and continues to be a strong advocate for early detection. Shannon’s book, It’s Not About Perfect: Competing for My Country and Fighting for My Life, is her inspirational memoir written to encourage and empower others to break through and overcome their own personal challenges.
We are beyond excited to have Shannon Miller speak at our 11th annual Journey and look forward to celebrating with you!