Canadian trampoline pioneer Karen Cockburn retires

After winning three medals over four Olympic Games, Canadian trampoline star Karen Cockburn announced her retirement on Sunday. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

By Myles Dichter, CBC Sports, July 16, 2017 

Decorated gymnast collected 3 Olympic medals over 4 Games

Karen Cockburn leapt to some of Canada’s greatest heights. Now, the trampolinist is sticking her landing.

On Sunday, the three-time Olympic medallist announced her retirement from the sport at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in Oshawa, Ont.

“For as long as I can remember I’ve been wearing the red and white. It has been a great honour to represent my country for the past 25 years,” said Cockburn.

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