Posts Tagged ‘summer Olympics’

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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Yesterday I arrived at the athlete village and went straight to lunch.  The main dining hall is huge, lots of different foods.  There is British/English, Mediterranean, Caribbean, African, Indian and Asian.  There is so much choice! But I stick to what’s most similar to what I eat at home and stay on the strict healthy […]

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YorkRegion.com
Photo Credit: Ron Pietroniro, Metroland

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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  One week from today, I’ll be marching into the Olympic stadium celebrating the opening of my fourth Olympic Games. Each of the Games is clear in my memory and each holds a special place. When I arrived at my first Olympic Games in 2000 in Sydney, it was hard to believe that trampoline had […]

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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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