Posts Tagged ‘London 2012’

  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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HuffPost Living Canada

Canadian Olympic trampolinists Karen Cockburn and Mathieu Turgeon bounced into each other’s lives when they were tweens training at Skyriders Trampoline Place in Richmond Hill, Ontario. After years of friendship, the elite athletes were officially dating by the time their first Olympic Games rolled around in 2000. Karen and Mathieu, the only two trampolinists in […]

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The Globe and Mail
Photo Credit: MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

Canada’s Karen Cockburn and Rosie MacLennan were the last two to leave the floor of the Olympic trampoline venue on Thursday, taking a moment alone there before they contend for the podium in two days time. All of the trampolinists in the men’s and women’s competitions had their one day in the actual Olympic venue […]

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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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Reader's Digest
Credit: Fred Lum, Globe and Mail Digital Image

Karen Cockburn and Mathieu Turgeon live in Stouffville, Ont., a quaint throwback of a town outside Toronto. It’s the kind of place with a general store and drivers who slow to a crawl when a pedestrian so much as considers crossing the street. Things are simple and busy. Turgeon is a chiropractor in nearby Scarborough. […]

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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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