Posts Tagged ‘athlete training’

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 Globe and Mail

Karen Cockburn’s sport wasn’t in the Olympics when she starting training as a trampoline gymnast in 1992. Now the 31-year-old Stouffville, Ont., resident has three medals and is chasing acrobatic excellence at the 2012 Summer Games. If Ms. Cockburn wins a medal in London, England, she will be the first Canadian athlete to win a […]

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Toronto Star

Trampolinist Karen Cockburn, a medallist in each of the past three Summer Olympics, is looking to reach new heights in London. Literally. Rule changes introduced at the start of 2011 now take into account the height a competitor soars off the mat, measuring it with an LED system under the trampoline. “Flight time is now […]

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