09. April 2015  

Karen Cockburn back on track for Pan Am Games

When Canada's Karen Cockburn broke her left ankle in preparing for the world trampoline championships in Florida last November, she felt her chances to represent Canada at the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games were a long shot at best. With that in mind, the 34-year-old Stouffville resident set her sights further down the road. Cockburn, however, will be forced to speed up her training after being informed via email by Gymnastics Canada of her selection to the women’s roster along with King City resident and 2012 Olympic gold medallist Rosie MacLennan for the Pan Ams. Cockburn is honoured to have the opportunity to represent Canada and to compete in a major international event before immediate family and friends so close to home for the first time.   * ... FULL STORY