Shawn Johnson To Pen Memoirs

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Olympic gold-medal gymnast Shawn Johnson broke some big news on her Twitter account Tuesday.

Johnson is becoming an author with “Winning Balance: What I’ve Learned So Far about Love, Faith, and Living Your Dreams”. She posted a picture of the cover of the memoir Tuesday afternoon.

The book will be published by Tyndale House and is expected to be released in June of 2012.

Tuesday morning Johnson teased her Twitter followers about the upcoming news, saying she had a big announcement to make, “AHH! So excited so excited so excited! HUGE announcement today =D keep an eye out!!” She later posted, “I’m so anxious to share!!! Been working so hard on this!!!! I don’t even know when exactly…. All I know is TODAY!”

The 20-year-old West Des Moines-native is training for the 2012 London Olympics with her coach Liang Chow. She won three silver medals and one gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games.