Posts Tagged ‘Olympian’

  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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There’s a song that often comes to mind when I’m boarding a plane: John Denver’s ‘Leaving on a Jet Plane’. But unlike the lyrics in the song, I know when I’ll be back again – on August 14th and hopefully wearing a medal around my neck. It’s always fun to arrive at the airport with [...]

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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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Mississauga.com

Renowned trampoline artist Karen Cockburn brought her Olympic medals to Square One Shopping Centre on Wednesday night as Panasonic Canada’s Raise the Bar Tour stopped in Mississauga. Four other high-profile amateur athletes will meet and greet fans throughout the four-day event that concludes tomorrow. [...] Cockburn, 31, is the only trampoline artist to win a [...]

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Canada.com

Canada won 18 medals four years ago at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Three of them were gold, nine were silver, six were bronze. With Friday marking the six-month countdown to the start of the 2012 Olympics in London on July 27, here’s a look at 12 Canadian stories. [...] Toronto’s Karen Cockburn will [...]

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