Training to be an Olympian is more than a full-time job. Your support will make a huge difference as I pursue my dream to represent the USA, and as I seek to make a difference in my community. Thank you!
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Born and raised in the greater Cleveland, OH area, Katie attended Olmsted Falls High School before heading south to attend Ashland University. While an Ashland Eagle, Katie would earn two NCAA DII National Championships (one indoor and one outdoor pole vault) as she worked toward a degree in Psychology with a minor in Fashion Merchandising. Though Katie finished on top, it was not an easy journey, as she states, "I really struggled my first 2 years of college. I would often leave practice in tears of…
My dad passed away when I was 16. He was my biggest fan and my biggest inspiration. He would drive me an hour each way to practice, twice a week, 6 months out of the year. He would be right next to the pit every jump. I write "DAD" on the inside of my spikes, and before big jumps I'll touch my shoe to feel like he's there with me helping me!
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