Local Olympic Gold Medalist Injured During Practice

Published 08/07 2014 05:20PM

Updated 08/07 2014 05:26PM

A scary training session for Olympic pole vault gold medalist and Churchville native Jenn Suhr. 

Jenn's husband rick posted a video to her twitter page.  It shows jenn practicing at their facility in Riga.  Her pole snapped in half while she's mid-air.  Rick is jenn's husband and coach.
Rick says she didn't break anything but it's not yet clear whether she suffered any muscle, tendon or ligament damage.  She is having trouble gripping things with her left hand.

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