Buffs Alums Simpson, Coburn Gear for Olympics
"Along the way there are different benchmarks that you dream of and hope for and work for, and the gold medal at the Olympic Games is the superlative."
by Neill Woelk, CU Buffs News
If there's one thing to be learned from an athlete's first Olympic experience, it is how to deal with the distractions that accompany such a monumental event.
Those athletes good enough to live the experience again apply those lessons from their maiden voyage.
Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn have learned. The two University of Colorado graduates and training partners will line up in August at the XXXI Olympiad in Rio with the first-time jitters out of the way and their eyes focused clearly on medal-worthy performances.
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