Posts Tagged ‘Sydney 2000’

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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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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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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