Have you ever wondered about what it must take to get to the Olympics? And have you ever thought about the pressure athletes must be under once they get there? Meet Shawn Machel Johnson. She is the 2008 Olympic balance beam gold medalist and team, all-around and floor exercise silver medalist. In Winning Balance: What I've Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams, tells the story of Shawn’s childhood, and takes you on the journey it took to get her to the Olympics, as well as what occurred there, and Shawn’s plans for the future.Join Shawn Machel Johnson as she takes you on the journey of the first twenty years of her life and through her experiences as a gymnast at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Read in wonder as Winning Balance offers a new perspective of what we all watch on our television screens every four years. Find it in the catalog!