Rosie
Maclennan

Canadian Olympic Athlete for Trampoline

Posts Tagged ‘women’s trampoline’

  • July
  • 18
  • 2013

It is still 721 days away but the TO2015 Pan Am Games are at the front of my mind today! I had the opportunity to join CBC sports broadcasters Scott Russell and Carly Argo and Paralympic basketball player Tyler Miller at CBC Kids Day for the unveiling of the mascot! Over the past few months, […]

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  • August
  • 6
  • 2012
Yahoo! Sports

At the last Olympics, Rosie MacLennan was a volunteer. She used frequent flier miles to travel from Toronto. She slept on an air mattress in the living room of her brother Matt’s Vancouver home. She spent the 2010 Winter Games working at Canada House, the home away from home for Canadian athletes and their families, […]

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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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  • August
  • 4
  • 2012
Toronto Star

A trampoline routine is like a living thing. There isn’t one element that will win gold in the event. It demands a strong performance straight through. There are 10 skills (combinations of flips, twists and bends). Gold medallist Rosie MacLennan of Toronto was able to find the right mix, combined with confidence to win it. […]

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