In the news: Jenn Brown

A photo shoot with para shot putter Jenn Brown on October 27, 2014.

A photo shoot with para shot putter Jenn Brown on October 27, 2014.

Great story about Caltaf’s Jenn Brown by Lucas Meyer on Sportsnet.

That’s when she got the provisional diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, the neurological disorder which attacks the body’s nervous system and damages nerve transmissions.

For a former track and field athlete at the University of Calgary and the University of Saskatchewan, as well as being just 26 years old, the news unsurprisingly came as a shock.

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After five years of trial and error, she moved on to her next goal of finding a balance around exercise. She would start to do some workouts in the winter, but then the summer would come around and the fatigue would be too much and she would try to work out again at the end of fall.

So she reached out to her old coach, the well-known Kim Cousins who knew her during her high school years.

Read the full article on Sportsnet.