Jenny Barringer Simpson’s persistent competitiveness marks Olympic journey
By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel
The first step of Jenny Barringer Simpson's athletic career began as a third-grader competing in a Mile race around a soccer field. She finished second to a girl named Brittany Baxter.
Brittany went to become a cheerleader at Oviedo High School.
Jenny went on to become a 5-time state champion in track and 3-time state champion in cross country at the same school.
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