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Today my grandmother turns 100 years old.  Gladys Cockburn was born March 4th 1914.  What an amazing feat to live to be one hundred. She was recognized by the Prime minister, the Governor General, and the Queen, which of course she was the most excited about. Wow, 100 years!  All of the changes that have [...]

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  I am excited to announce that my husband, Mathieu and I are expecting a baby in September.  We are so happy and overjoyed to start this new chapter of our lives.  I am so thrilled to finally be able to share the news with everyone.  To be honest it was starting to get pretty [...]

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Today was podium training.  It was the first opportunity I had to jump in the North Greenwich Arena and on the competition trampolines.  Podium training is basically a run through of competition day.  From warm-up, to marching out, to being presented and most importantly to train on the competition equipment.  It was nice to have [...]

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Each day at the Olympics fills up quickly with things to do.  We basically have everything scheduled for the entire week leading up to our competition, from when we set our alarm in the morning to when we go to sleep. Once we’re up, it’s shower, get ready and pack our bag for the day. [...]

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The opening ceremonies were amazing and it was an honour for Jason and I to be picked to march in the front row.  As I walked into the stadium it finally hit me that we’re here, the Games are starting and I’m about to compete in my 4th Olympic Games. The highlight of the night [...]

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Yesterday I arrived at the athlete village and went straight to lunch.  The main dining hall is huge, lots of different foods.  There is British/English, Mediterranean, Caribbean, African, Indian and Asian.  There is so much choice! But I stick to what’s most similar to what I eat at home and stay on the strict healthy [...]

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