York Residents Named to Pan Am Games Trampoline Team

Three York Region residents will represent Team Canada in women’s trampoline at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, Gymnastics Canada announced Thursday.


King City resident Rose MacLennan, Stouffville’s Karen Cockburn and Aurora resident Samantha Sendel were named to the women’s team.

MacLennan, 26, was the 2012 Olympic gold medallist while Cockburn, 34, is a three-time Olympic medallist, earning bronze at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney and back-to-back silver medals at Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.

MacLennan is also the defending Pan Am Games gold medallist.

Sendel was named as one of two alternates.

MacLennan, Cockburn and Sendel each train at the Richmond Hill-based  Skyriders Trampoline Club.

Stouffville Sun-Tribune

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