Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Balances, Dances, Throws

Olympic gold medalist (2008 women's balance beam) and "Dancing with the Stars" winner Shawn Johnson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium last night:

Johnson nails the dismount off the dugout bench.


The Beard and the Balancer, both Iowa natives.


Prime Ticket's Michael Eaves interviews Johnson. Not pictured: Super Mario.

photos: Dodgers

12 comments:

Steve Sax said...

Is that Princess Daisy?

Or Bowser?

Steve Sax said...

Orel:

Way to get google adsense to give us that awesome old-school 8-bit Nintendo Duck Hunt banner ad back!

Neeebs said...

I love Shawn Johnson. Does that make me a perv?

Dr. Geek said...

"Neeebs said...
I love Shawn Johnson. Does that make me a perv?"

Only in the eyes of the law.

fanerman said...

If she were a witch in the Harry Potter universe, she'd be legal.

Hong Like a Chih Kuo said...

That's why I'm glad I'm a card-carrying wizard.

rbnlaw said...

Seems kind of, you know, chunky for being a gymnast and all. But then, that's what gives her that appeal.

Eric Karros said...

Shawn Johnson was on Dancing With The Stars? That doesn't seem fair.

Neeebs said...

rbn: Amen my legal brother.

Steve Sax said...

dudes, she is 17 years old. come on, dudes!

Steve Sax said...

keep the koopaling in the pants, dude

rbnlaw said...

Like I said, it's all satire. . .until she's 18, then it's on like Donkey Kong.

Look out Princess Daisy.