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Athlete Focus

Rosannagh (Rosie) MacLennan Sport: Gymnastics - Trampoline Height: 158cm Weight: 54kg Date of Birth: 28/08/1988 Birth Place: King City, ON Residence: King City , ON Twitter: www.twitter.com/rosiemaclennan Website: www.rosiemaclennan.ca Team Canada: www.olympic.ca/team-canada/rosannagh-maclennan

Background

Education

Rosannagh (Rosie) MacLennan, the youngest of four siblings started trampoline at the age of seven, made Ontario’s team by nine, was competing internationally by eleven and was the Canadian National Women’s Champion in 2005, 2009, and 2011. MacLennan currently trains at Skyrider’s Trampoline Place with Coach David Ross who has coached all of Canada’s Olympic trampolinists.

• Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 2011

At the 2007 World Championships in Quebec City, Rosie earned a spot for Canada at the Beijing Olympics alongside longtime friend, synchronized trampoline partner and fellow Olympian Karen Cockburn. At the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Rosie qualified for the finals and went on to place 7th place overall. MacLennan competed at her second Olympic Games in 2012, scored a career best 57.305 to capture gold in the women’s trampoline competition in London. Even off the trampoline, she remains active through some of her favourite sports like skiing, snowboarding, wakeboarding and dancing.

Community Involvement

• Currently working on her Masters • Research Focus: Health promotion and how athletes can work with not-for-profit organizations to advocate for healthy active living. • Involved with Dove’s Unstoppable campaign with the goal of preventing girls from giving up on the sports and activities that can help them build their confidence and self-esteem • Athlete Ambassador with Right to Play and their ‘Level the Field’ campaign • Honorary member and spokesperson for Kids Now that supports mentorship for Canada’s youth

Career Highlights 2012 2011 2011 2009 2009 2008 2007

London Olympic Games – 1st place Pan American Games – 1st place Trampoline World Championships – 1st place Canada Cup – 1st place Elite Canada – 1st place Beijing Olympic Games – 7th place World Championships Synchronized Trampoline - 1st place Canadian National Women’s Champion –

2005, 2009, 2011

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