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Local Olympic Gold Medalist Injured During Practice

Posted August 7th, 2014 @ 11:47am

Churchville, N.Y. - Churchville resident and Olympic gold medalist, Jenn Suhr, is recovering from injuries she suffered  in a pole vaulting accident Wednesday.

Suhr's husband and coach, Rick Suhr said Jenn was practicing at their home training facility in Churchville when her pole snapped. She injured her rib, wrist, hand and her neck. Suhr is the defending gold medal champion and a favorite heading in to Rio in 2016.

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