NEWS

















July 2017

USADA Sanction published
USADA announces in-competition positive for Modafinil
("used a prescription medication containing modafinil out-of-competition for reasons unrelated to sport performance")

USADA Sanction negative slant
USADA clarification

Press release response to USADA Sanction
USADA ruling admits no cheating

August 2016 Master National Track Championships
500m TT win disqualified due to unfair sanction

USADA missed test 6/20/2017
Testing: the hidden agenda

August 2016

Master National Track Championships
500m TT win
View photo here

June 2016

Arizona Race Series 2
4 gold medals - 1 track PR

April 2016

Public Appearances
FitCon - Sandy, Utah
View photos here

August 2015

Online Feature Article
"First-Time Teammates Johnson and Walter Win Bronze In Team Sprint"
by Sarah Muench
Read Article Here

USA Cycling Elite National Championships
2 bronze medals - 500mTT, Team Sprint Carson, CA
View photos here

July 2015

Vic Williams Memorial Grand Prix
Women's 45-49 Masters World Record Flying 200m 11.533 seconds
Women's 45-49 Masters World Record 500m 35.328 seconds
Match sprint UCI Elite 4th place.
Team Sprint UCI Elite 2nd place.

October 2014

Masters World Championships
2 gold medals / 2 rainbow jerseys
View Photos Here

Online Feature Article
www.clippedinaz.com -
"Gea Johnson sets records at Worlds"
by Sarah Muench
Read Article Here

September 2014

Online Feature Article
www.clippedinaz.com - September 5
"Olympian Gea Johnson breaks records at track nationals"
by Sarah Muench
Read Article Here

August 2014

USA Cycling Masters National Championships
3 gold medals 500m TT, Sprint, Team Sprint
View Photos Here

USA Cycling Elite National Championships
1 Silver medal - 500m TT - Rock Hill, SC
View Photos Here

October 2013

Masters World Championships
2 gold medals / 2 rainbow jerseys
View Photos Here

September 2013

Online Feature Article
www.clippedinaz.com - September 4
"Former Olympic bobsledder lights up Arizona track cycling"
by Sarah Muench
Read Article here

August 2013

USA Cycling Elite National Championships
1 bronze medal - 500mTT Women - Carson, CA
View Photos Here

July 2013

WORLD RECORD!!- 500M TT
2 gold medals /1 silver medal - 1 track record

USA Cycling Masters National Championships
2 gold medals /1 silver medal - 1 track record
View Photos Here

AZ State Track Cycling Championships
8 gold medals - 3 records
500mTT Women age 45-49

June 2013

LAVRA Cup race series
500mTT- 1st place

May 2013

Arizona Race Series
3 gold medals - 1 record

April 2013

Gea signs with new Bike Team!
FASTER Performance Center in Scottsdale, AZ
FASTER'S, April 20th, 2013 News
www.ride-faster.com

March 2013

Public Appearances
Arnold Classic - Columbus, Ohio

July 2012

2 WORLD RECORDS !!- 500M TT & Flying 200M
Gea breaks 2 World Records at Nationals - Colorado Springs, CO
Flying 200m Women age 45-49 - July 27, 2012
500mTT Women age 45-49 - July 28, 2012

USA Cycling Masters National Championships
3 gold medals - 2 world records
View Photos Here

AZ State Track Cycling Championships
6 gold medals - 2 records
View Photos Here

April 2012

Online Interview & Video
azcentral.com interview / video
by David Wallace
http://www.azcentral.com/video/1559348322001

Online Article
azcentral.com - April 17
"What's up with former Olympian Gea Johnson "
by Jeff Metcalfe
Read Article Here

LAVRA Cup race series
Unofficial World Record April, 21
500mTT- Women age 45-50

Sports Training
Gea moves to new cycling Team! - Airpark Bike / Green Choice Solar / Tru
www.airparkbike.com

March 2012

Magazine
Scottsdale Health Magazine - Cover and Feature Article
On Track To Win
www.allyouneedforhappiness.com

Public Appearances
Arnold Classic - Columbus, Ohio

December 2011

American Record - 500M TT
Gea breaks American record
500m TT Women age 40-44 - Dec 11, 2011
Watch the Videos Here!

August 2011

AZ State Track Cycling Championships
6 gold medals - 4 records
View Photos Here

May 2011

TV Appearances
NBC Affiliate 12 News
PWSA Game -On - Celebrity Guest/Spokesperson
Watch the Videos Here!

March 2011

Public Appearances
Arnold Classic - Columbus, Ohio

September 2010

USA Cycling Masters National Championships
3 bronze medals

August 2010

AZ State Track Cycling Championships
4 gold medals - 4 records

March 2010

Sports Training
Started new sport - track cycling with Team Strada

February 2010

TV Appearances
NBC Affiliate KPNX- 12 News Olympic Zone
Winter Olympics Show Co-Host and Commentator
Watch the Videos Here!

March 2009

Public Appearances
Arnold Classic - Columbus, Ohio

August 2008

TV Appearances
NBC Affiliate KPNX - 12 News Olympic Zone
Summer Olympics Show Co-Host and Commentator
Watch the video here

April 2008

Magazine
Post - Feature Article
A Lifetime of Going for Gold

Public Appearances
Multi Sport Expo -Scottsdale, AZ - April 19th
Tri For The Cure - Guest Host
www.triforthecureaz.com
www.triforthecureaz.com/blog.php
www.triscottsdale.org/about_blog.php

February 2008

TV Appearances
NBC Affiliate 12 News Today
Fitness Week - Celebrity Guest
Watch the video here

September 2007

Inducted into the ASU Sports Hall of Fame
Read More

October 2006

Sports Training
Lake Placid National Team Testing
Gea Johnson Wins All Individual Testing - Maintains #1 Athlete Ranking

March/April 2006

Sports Training
Elite Bobsled Driving School - Lake Placid, New York
www.orda.org

February 2006

TV Appearances
NBC Affiliate KPNX- 12 News Olympic Zone
Winter Olympics Show Co-Host and Commentator
Watch the Videos Here!

October 2005

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic - Oct 15th
"Johnson Injures Foot, Will Miss National Trials"
by Jeff Metcalfe

August 2005

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic - August 7th
"The Final Push: Long Olympic Road Continues"
by Jeff Metcalfe

April 2005

Magazine
NASCAR Scene- April 28th

March 2005

TV Appearances
Good Morning Arizona, KTVK-Channel 3 News, Arizona - March 4th

Community
Tempe Youthfest - March 5th
Featured Athlete, Tempe's Youthfest Promotion and Keynote Speaker

Newspaper
Bear Essentials - Feature Article

February 2005

Sports Training
World Cup/Americas Cup Bobsleigh Training in Lake Placid, New York

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic - February 2nd
"What's Up With Gea Johnson?"
by Jeff Metcalfe

January 2005

Sports Training
Americas Cup - Strict Bobsleigh Training Regimen Competition Prep

Magazine
Ultra Fit Magazine UK - Feature article

December 2004

Americas Cup
Park City, Utah - Bobsleigh - Gea Sets Two Fastest Start Times of Competition

November 2004

Americas Cup
Calgary, Canada - Bobsleigh - Gea Sets Two Fastest Start Times of Competition

October 2004

Sports Training
Lake Placid, New York - Bobsleigh Team Training

September 2004

Calgary Trials
Canada - Qualifies as Brakeman for World Cup at Bobsleigh Trials!

August 2004

TV Appearance
NBC Affiliate KPNX -12 News Olympic Zone
Summer Olympics Show Co-Host and Commentator
Watch the Videos Here!

Magazine
AZ Health - Monthly Fitness Column

July 2004

Magazines
101 North Magazine - Cover & Feature Article
Merrill Lynch Advisor Magazine - Cover & Feature Article

June 2004

TV Appearance
Powerlifter Video Magazine: Issue 41- Guest Host

Magazine
Item Magazine - Feature Article - A List

May 2004

TV Appearances
Powerlifter Video Magazine: Issue 39 & 40 - Guest Host

Community
Phoenix Women’s Sports Association - Appointed Honorary Board Member

March 2004

TV Appearance
AIMS Test Infomercial - Spokesperson for the Arizona Academic Standards Test

Community
Florence Crittendon
America’s Athletes Teaming Up for Kids! Luncheon

February 2004

Media
Bio Med Training Video - Interview and video footage

January 2004

Magazine
Powerlifting USA Magazine - Interview and Photographs

December 2003

TV Appearance
Powerlifter Video Magazine: Issue 37 - Guest Host

August 2003

Community
Character Traits Program - August 15th
Guest Speaker

April 2003

Community
Dream Team United Cerebral Palsy, April 17th - Guest Speaker and Presenter

March 2003

Magazine
Muscle & Fitness Hers Magazine: Go Heavy or Go Home
Featured and Article Contribution by Frank Claps MEd, CSCS

TV Appearance
Powerlifter Video Magazine : Special Edition, Bench Press #3
Host and Athletic Commentator

February 2003

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic
"Johnson Determined to Push On"
"Bobsled Star Recovering, Aims for 2006 Games"
by Jeff Metcalfe
YES Magazine - Featured Celebrity Profile

January 2003

Magazine
Muscle & Fitness Magazine
"Lateral Raises"
by Timothy C. Fritz, CSCS
Article Contributor

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic - YES Magazine (Winter White Issue)
Celebrity Profile: "One Slick Chick"

December 2002

Community
Salvation Army Charity Lunch with Alice Cooper - Volunteer

November 2002

Appearances
Celebrex / Pfizer Pharmaceutical - November 13th - Guest Speaker
GNC Strength Show - New Orleans, Louisiana - November 8-10th - Weider Publications

October 2002

Appearance
Mr. Olympia - Las Vegas, Nevada - October 18-20th - Weider Publications/Nutrition

September 2002

Magazines
Women in Sports Magazine - Cover and Featured Story
"More Than the Gold"
"Johnson Looks Towards Her Next Olympic Goal"

OC Tanner Featured Story
"Gold Medal Moments"

Appearances
Merrill Lynch - September 27th - Guest Speaker
Celebrex / Pfizer Pharmaceutical - September 19th - Guest Speaker

TV Appearance
Berman & Berman: For Women Only - September 3rd -Discovery Health Channel

August 2002

Appearances
Merrill Lynch - August 27th - Guest Speaker and Olympic Ring Presentation.
NBC Affiliate KPNX - 12 News
Bishop's Youth Conference - LDS Church - August 25th - Guest Speaker

July 2002

Magazine
Powerlifting USA Magazine - Interview & Photos

June 2002

Public Appearances
Grand Canyon State Games - June 20th
Opening Ceremonies Guest Speaker & Torch Lighting - 2nd largest State Games in nation. Broadcast on KTVK
Celebrex / Pfizer Pharmaceutical - June 8th Guest Speaker

TV Appearance
KAZ-TV Driving Force Segment
Heart and Home - July 19th

Magazine
Sweat Magazine

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic - June 4th
"Alum Johnson praises Grand Canyon Games"

May 2002

Public Appearances
Rotary Club of Arizona - May 28th - Guest Speaker
Girls in Sports Day - May 11th - Guest Speaker
Sponsored by Girl Scouts and TAPP (The Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program) in conjunction with The Women's Sports Foundation. Increasing girl's participation in sports and helping to develop lifelong health and fitness habits.

April 2002

Public Appearances
Youth Fest - April 20th - Keynote Speaker - City of Tempe & Radio Disney AM
Celebrex - April 13th -Guest Speaker

TV Appearances
Berman & Berman: For Women Only April 15th Discovery Health Channel
Discovery Health Channel - April 7th

March 2002

Magazine & Newspaper
Sports Illustrated for Women
The Arizona Republic

February 2002

Sporting Event
2002 Winter Olympic Games Woman's Bobsleigh Competition
Salt Lake City, Utah

TV Appearances
NBC 2002 Winter Olympic Coverage
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - February 12th
ESPN - "The Gea Johnson Olympic Story"
CNNSI
Extra!
NBC Affiliate KPNX- 12 News
KTVK-Channel 3 News

Magazines
Sports Illustrated - February 4th
"Who'll Win! Winter Olympics 2002"
TV Guide - February 16 - 22nd
"The Fast and the Furious"
People Magazine - February 4th
Winter Olympics 2002
"Bumpy Ride"
Sports Illustrated for Women

Newspapers
The New York Times
Detroit Free Press
The Arizona Republic
San Jose Mercury
The Argus (Fremont, CA)

January 2002

TV Appearances
ESPN
KTVK - Channel 3 News
NBC KPNX - 12 News

Radio
Fox Sports Radio

Newspaper
USA Today
"Johnson fighting Olympic Controversy"
The Arizona Republic
"The Gea Johnson Olympic Story"

2001

TV Appearances
NBC 2002 Olympics Preview
MSNBC
CNNSI
NBC Affiliate KPNX-12 Sports Tonight & 12 News
KTVK - Channel 3 News

Radio
National Public Radio (NPR)

Newspaper
The Arizona Republic

 

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