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Old 08-05-2012, 01:54 PM
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Liang Chow was born and raised in China. As the main member of the Chinese men's gymnastics in 1990's, he won numerous national and international medals, including more than 30 International gold medals.

He came to the United States for learning English in 1991 after a serious injury. and accepted an English scholarship and a coaching position at the University of Iowa.

He and his wife moved to West Des Moines, Iowa and opened Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute in 1993. Five years later, he bought a piece of land, built his own world-class gymnastics training facility.

Only 2 mouths later , Shawn Johnson joined his class. He made her from a 6-year-old novice to a world-class athlete.

Chow sent a training vedio type of the Shawn Johnson in 2005 to the official of the women's gymnastics team of US. Then Shawn Johnson become a bright star.

As the Head Coach of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Silver Medal Team, personal coach of the 2008 Olympic gold medalist, Shawn Johnson ,he was well known as a famous coach.

Shawn gave up the opportunity to participate in London Olympics due to knee injury. But a 16 years old girl, Gabby Douglas, another student of Chow became the first American gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics 3 days ago.

Now she stands on top of the gymnastics world.
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