Posts Tagged ‘Olympic trampoline’

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
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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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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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YorkRegion.com
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The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are going to feel a little peculiar, especially around the trampoline venue, because Karen Cockburn won’t be there. The 31-year-old Torontonian heads into London as the only trampoline gymnast to reach the podium in all three Games in which trampoline has been a medal sport. She won bronze in […]

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The Globe and Mail

Canada’s Rosie MacLennan and Karen Cockburn upset Chinese favourites Shanshan Huang and Li Dan to win gold and silver at the trampoline World Cup on Saturday. MacLennan and Cockburn qualified third and fourth in the prelims but stepped up their performance in the final to share a World Cup podium for the first time. MacLennan […]

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Regina Leader-Post

Karen Cockburn hasn’t stopped to reflect on her storybook gymnastics career, mostly because the end hasn’t been written. “You don’t really look back,” says one of the most decorated Olympians in Canadian history. “You’re always looking forward.” Cockburn is preparing for what will likely be her final Olympic chapter at the 2012 Games in London. […]

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