Posts Tagged ‘Olympic medalist’

  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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The Globe and Mail
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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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Reader's Digest
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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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National Post

Karen Cockburn vividly recalls catching a glimpse of an eight-year-old Rosie MacLennan hanging around the Skyriders Trampoline Club in Toronto. “She was just, like, this little cute girl at my club that I thought was really good,’’ the three-time Olympic medallist was reminiscing Monday. “She got better and better. Then she made the junior team, [...]

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As we prepare to leave for London tomorrow evening, this is one of the last opportunities that I will have to work out in the comforts of home, Skyriders Trampoline Place. Skyriders is my home away from home. It’s the place where I met my husband, where I’ve built life long friendships and where I’ve [...]

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Over my last 12 years as an Olympic athlete, one of the questions I’m always asked in interviews is “Who is your inspiration?” People are probably curious to know if a famous athlete or sporting event had an impact on my life. Over the years, I’ve been inspired by great athletes and their achievements. For [...]

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