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WHEN

Sat Jan 09 2010 10:00AM - 4:00PM

WHERE

JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER LOWER CENTER MALL
WEST DES MOINES, IA

WHO

GREATER DES MOINES AREA LIVESTRONG CHAPTER

Description

Charity Ride

Distance - 2 hours

The Greater Des Moines Area Livestrong Chapter,along with the Mercy Cancer Center and YMCA Healthy Living Center, are thrilled to announce that US Olympic Gold Medal Champion Shawn Johnson will be participating in: LIVESTRONG WEAR YELLOW DAY! AT JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER SATURDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 2010 WEST DES MOINES, IOWA Shawn will be inducted as a member of Livestrong and will be riding her new Trek Madone Bike with 100 plus other riders inside Jordan Creek Town Center. This event will feature drawings, store discount coupons, and appearance by members of the Des Moines Bucs Hockey Team, and most importantly information and conversation that can save and better your life. 10:00AM- 4:00PM BOOTHS OPEN 11:00AM-12:00PM DES MOINES BUCS HOCKEY PLAYERS SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS 12:00PM- 1:00PM LIVESTRONG INDUCTION OF SHAWN JOHNSON, BIKE PRESENTATION, AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS 1:00PM-1:30PM SHAWN RIDING HER BIKE WITH GROUP 1:30PM-2:00PM BREAK FOR SHAWN 2:00PM-3:00PM SHAWN SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS 3:00PM-4:00PM BOOTHS OPEN 4:00PM EVENT CLOSES Shawn Johnson 2008 Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist 2008, 2007 U.S. NATIONAL ALL AROUND CHAMPION 2007 WORLD ALL AROUND CHAMPION BACKGROUND Shawn won her first Senior National Championships in August, 2007, followed by World AA Champion, with the largest point differentiation against some of the best gymnasts in the world in both competitions. In June 2008, Shawn reclaimed her title as she became the 2008 National Champion and was named to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team. At the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Shawn earned an individual gold medal in the balance beam and three silver medals in the individual all-around, floor exercise and team categories. In April 2009, Shawn was named the 79th Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Sullivan Award recipient, one of the most prestigious honors in amateur sports. Shawn became the youngest ever contestant on ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars," where she danced her way to becoming the Champion of season eight. Shawn is involved in a number of philanthropic activities such as working with animal, and children’s and cancer charities. Shawn is also involved in programs that help build good character amongst youth. The LIVESTRONG Army, Mercy Cancer Center, and the Ymca Healthy Living Center would like to express our deepest gratitude to Shawn for agreeing to help support Cancer Survivors in Central Iowa.

Route

IN MALL

Venue

JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER LOWER CENTER MALL

101 JORDAN CREEK PARKWAY
WEST DES MOINES, IA 50266
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Registration

Anyone can ride! Bring your bike and trainer to the Lower Center Mall. Ride takes place at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Ride as long as you want to. NOTE: Bring your bikes through the North Central Entrance Only

Contact

billt@livestrongdesmoines.org

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