This post originally appeared on The Lab NYC
Shannon Miller is the most decorated and revered Olympic Gymnastics champion in United States history, but perhaps her greatest victory was beating ovarian cancer for which she has become an outspoken advocate of early prevention and detection for. She was the 1993 and 1994 World All-Around Champion, the 1996 Olympics balance beam gold medalist, the 1995 Pan Am Games all-around champion, and a member of the gold medal-winning Magnificent 7 team at the Atlanta Olympics. The winner of a combined total of 16 World Championships and Olympic medals between 1991 and 1996, Miller ranks as the most decorated gymnast, male or female, in U.S. history. Miller was also the most successful American athlete, by medal count, at the 1992 Barcelona Games, winning five altogether. Shannon Miller is also the tenth most decorated gymnast of all time, by her individual medal count.Her accomplishments in the sport of gymnastics have won her several major honors. She has been named to USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame, the US Olympic Hall of Fame, and the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame and the Women’s International Sports Hall of Fame.
Here “The King Of Kamelot” chats #InTheLab via Spreecast with Olympic Gymnastics icon, Cancer survivor, and soon to be mother of two, Shannon Miller, to talk about her work with Cancer Prevention and early detection, the incredible lifestyle brand that she has built, what happened when she was unexpectedly diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer, the mindset to overcome it, her reaction after finding out she was pregnant again while in remission, and so much more!
Here is Shannon Miller on “The Doctors” and “Katie” talking about her battle and incredible life and journey: