Retired gymnast who became the first American woman ever to receive a silver medal at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2000.
She trained at Brown's Gymnastics club in Florida and won four different categories at the 1986 Junior Olympics National Championships.
She was nominated for the James E. Sullivan Award for her contributions to gymnastics in 1989.
Her daughter, Sydney Johnson-Scharpf, is a gymnast who has competed at events like the Ozone Invitational.
She and Vladimir Artemov both competed at the 1989 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.