SHEEX Sleep Ambassador Danielle Carruthers will toe the line today and tomorrow at the U.S. Olympic Trials to vie for a spot on the 2012 Olympic Team that will travel to compete in London next month. Having earned the silver medal in the 100 Meter Hurdles at 2011 World Championships Danielle is one of the World’s Best in the event.
Danielle approaches the Olympic Trials with the poise and enthusiasm of a true champion: “I am excited to compete for the US Olympic Trials. I’ve been working hard–preparing and training every day for the opportunity to compete. My goal is to place in top 3, so I can make the team and offer my country my best performance representing them in the Olympic Games. Thank you SHEEX for supporting my efforts to make the US Olympic Team.”
Catch Danielle in action on NBC on Friday, June 22 (9-11 p.m. EST/6-8 p.m. PST).
Get to know Danielle and watch her latest interview with Flotrack. Danielle discusses the patience and determination it takes to compete with the best in the world and reach your goals.
Stay tuned for more SHEEX Athlete updates and results from the Olympic Trials!
The SHEEX Athlete Team is having a year filled with success. The growing team of athletes and the Olympic Year makes this collective of World-Class Athletes an inspiration to the SHEEX family and fans.
We have three new track and field athletes on board. Danielle Carruthers (100m Hurdles) and TFAA Athletes Hyleas Fountain (Heptathlon) and David Oliver (110m Hurdles). All are hopefuls to make the U.S. Olympic Team and win medals at the games in London this summer.
David Oliver opened his track season with a world leading time in the 110 Hurdles at the Disney Track Classic in Florida.Check out this video of his race!
SHEEX is an official supporter of the Track and Field Athletes Association (TFAA) comprised of over 145 of the U.S.’s top track Olympians, World and Olympic Medalists and Olympic Hopefuls.
Mirinda Carfrae placed 3rd at Ironman Melbourne on March 25th and again placed 3rd in the New Orleans 70.3 Triathlon on April 22nd.
Becky Morgan shot 7 under par at the LPGA Mobile Tournament on April 27th.
Jackie Paaso won a ski contest in Chamonix France on January 23rd! She continues her skiing tour of Europe with great success. Watch the latest video from her trip!
Stay tuned for more exciting updates from the SHEEX Athletes Team!