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Canadian Olympic Athlete for Trampoline

Posts Tagged ‘Karen Cockburn’

  • August
  • 4
  • 2012
Maclean's

When Rosie MacLennan approached the podium at the North Greenwich Arena to collect the hardware for the women’s Olympic trampoline competition, she initially tried to line up behind the step for silver. The confusion only lasted an instant, but it was understandable. That’s the spot she had earned at the last world championships, up the road […]

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  • August
  • 4
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

Trampolinist Rosie MacLennan won Canada’s first gold medal of the London Olympics, but her dear friend, teammate and Karen Cockburn did not stand on the podium alongside her as the two had always dreamed. Cockburn, full of pride for her friend and sadness at the same time, left the arena, while a beaming MacLennan climbed […]

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  • July
  • 30
  • 2012
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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  • July
  • 24
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

Rosannagh MacLennan’s mom urged her to talk to the Olympic trampolinist training at her gym and get some tips from the young woman about how she became so good. MacLennan was an 11-year-old with real potential at Skyriders Trampoline Place in Richmond Hill, Ont. While kids at school talked about becoming astronauts, she chattered about […]

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  • July
  • 11
  • 2012
King Weekly Sentinel

Most athletes will tell you they enjoy competing in their respective sport because of the love and enjoyment they get out of participating. Then again, most athletes do not always find a high degree of success, just because they enjoy the sport. Rosie MacLennan is not like most athletes. The King City native recently won […]

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  • July
  • 2
  • 2012

At the end of June, Karen, Jason and I travelled to Albacete, Spain and Arosa, Switzerland for the two last World Cups leading into London. All three of us were excited to get on the field of play, check out the other athletes and also see how our routines measured up against the competition. This […]

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