Rosie
Maclennan

Canadian Olympic Athlete for Trampoline

Posts Tagged ‘london 2012’

  • August
  • 4
  • 2013

Today marks one year since I had the honour of representing Canada in the sport that I love at the London Olympic Games. It is hard to explain the pride that I felt wearing the maple leaf, standing next to my mentor, teammate and good friend Karen, as well as my coach Dave. I was […]

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  • March
  • 4
  • 2013

I have mentioned West Point in a number of my posts. West Point is the most challenged places in Liberia and is considered one of the most dangerous slums here in Monrovia. It has the worst living conditions I have ever witnessed and it’s impossible to fathom living here. There are over 75,000 people living […]

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  • August
  • 22
  • 2012

Where do I even begin! The last few days in London were unreal and flew by. We went to a bunch of different sites, watched the gold medal match of Tae Kwon Do, went on a river cruise down the Thames and of course, closing ceremonies! After athletes are done competing, it is a bit […]

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  • August
  • 5
  • 2012

Words cannot describe what I am feeling – I barely slept all night! It seems so surreal and like I am going to wake up and have to actually compete! I wrote in my last post about my trainer asking me, “Why not?”. What I did not say was the questions that preceded that were “Do […]

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  • August
  • 5
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

When Rosie MacLennan was a child, her grandmother had an activity chart at the family cottage and insisted just like at a summer camp that they try a new skill every day. MacLennan and her older brothers Matt and Michael, and older sister Kate, had to prove they could do an activity three times before […]

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  • August
  • 4
  • 2012
The National Post

The number, the instant it flashed up on the North Greenwich Arena scoreboard, ignited audible gasps, then a deafening wall of sound. “My score?” repeated Rosie MacLennan a half-hour later, an Olympic gold medal draped around her neck and a 57.3 personal best on the books. “I was shocked. It’s the biggest score I’ve ever […]

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