The Locker Room With Rosie MacLennan

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Ever wonder what high performance athletes are like outside of training and competing? Well now you can find out!

Get to know some of the world-class athletes that Canadian Sport Institute Ontario works with and assists in a feature we call - The Locker Room.

This month, Olympic Gold Medallist and proud CSIO athlete, Rosie MacLennan took the time to complete our fun Q & A. Check out what Rosie has to say in The Locker Room.

Name: Rosie MacLennan
Age: 25
Sport: Trampoline
Hometown: King City, ON
Where do you live/train now: Toronto, ON
Twitter Handle: @RosieMacLennan
Personal Website: rosiemaclennan.ca

1. How did you get started in your sport?
My older siblings tagged me along to trampoline class.

2. Who has had the biggest impact on your career in sport?
My family, my coach and Karen (Cockburn).

3. What is your favourite pre-competition meal?
I don’t eat too much before I jump, but if I do, a light salad or chicken.

4. Do you have any superstitions?
I don’t have any superstitions, but I have a process. I like to listen to music and go over my routine in my head.

5. What is your favourite ‘cheat’ meal?
Something sweet, like a cookie, or pizza.

6. Do you have any hidden talents?
I can wiggle my ears.

7. What was the last book you read?
Entertaining the Citizen: When Politics and Popular Culture Converge

8. What is your favourite competition city?
Honolulu, Hawaii

9. What is your most embarrassing moment in sport?
Awkwardly dancing like the Mascot as I walked into the Finals in Beijing.

10. What exercise do you dread the most?
Rowing

11. What was the last picture you took on your phone?
A picture of protein.

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