Jason
Burnett

World Record Holder. Daredevil. Olympic Medallist.

Posts Tagged ‘trampoline’

  • 25
  • Jul
  • 2012

In June, my teammates and I travelled to Arosa, Switzerland to compete at the World Cup. Rosie MacLennan won a gold medal (and dropped her trophy on the podium) and Karen Cockburn won a silver medal! We had a lot of fun touring around – the food was amazing! You’ll see in my video that […]

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  • 9
  • Jul
  • 2012
The Globe and Mail

Trampoline coach Chris Martin heard someone shouting his name from the other side of the playground, and his chest tightened. One of his young athletes was standing atop the high monkey bars yelling for the coach’s attention as others watched. The boy propelled himself into a back-flip off the bars and stuck a perfect landing […]

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  • 24
  • May
  • 2012
Ottawa Citizen

Jason Burnett is done playing with fire — for now, anyway. An Olympic gymnast and aspiring stuntman, Burnett sustained major injuries to his right leg two years ago while doing what he describes as “stupid” tricks for a demo reel. At the time he was just getting his feet wet in the business after landing […]

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  • 12
  • May
  • 2012
Toronto Star

Jason Burnett’s Olympic dream has always had three parts. So, when the 25-year-old trampoline silver medallist at the Beijing Games had a devastating leg injury in the summer of 2010, his thoughts were not of retiring — “No, never,” — but of bouncing back to be a threat in London. And, after London, the focus […]

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  • 18
  • Apr
  • 2012
Newstalk 1010

For Canada’s athletes, “it’s pure excitement” with only 100 days to go before the London 2012 Olympic Games. Opening ceremonies will kick things off on Friday, July 27th. On Wednesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee celebrated the 100-day mark along with three trampoline gymnasts who are hoping to take home the gold. Jason Burnett, a trampolinist […]

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