It’s been almost two months since I had surgery, and so far, the recovery is going pretty well. I still have a little ways to go, but I hope that this next six weeks will be that jump up to that next level, closer to getting me back on the track.
It took a while for me just to be able to walk. I couldn’t walk for the first two weeks and was on crutches for the next three weeks, then moved to a cane, and gradually, worked my way back to walking on my own. I’ve been doing it on my own for the last couple of weeks, but I’m still trying to get the strength back in my legs and still building that up day by day. I also still have some scar tissue in the area where they did … Read More »
It’s been a whirlwind summer for Ginnie Crawford, from competing through pain at the U.S. Championships to coaching in Cali, spending time with friends in family in LA and Seattle, then heading over to St. Louis, GC has seen plenty. Through her Instagram, she takes us along for the journey.
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After a long track season — one of the best of her career — Ginnie Crawford is using the offseason to unwind and catch her breath. Since arriving back in Los Angeles in early September, Ginnie has spent time in LA, Miami, Cancun and Seattle, enjoying life to the fullest. She took fans along for the ride with her camera and Instagram.
The offseason started just one day after Ginnie returned from abroad after her final race of the year in Croatia when a friend surprised her with a trip to the Video Music Award at Staples Center.
From there it was on to the weekend, as Ginnie celebrated her September 7th birthday with friends and family in LA.
A week after her birthday, Ginnie got the special treat of participating in a gold tournament with R&B singer … Read More »
Just days after giving her all to chase her Olympic dreams, Ginnie Crawford was back where it all began this week, being honored for her accomplishments in Seattle.
Ginnie won’t be representing the United States in London after falling just short in the 100-meter hurdles final at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials. But she’s still a hometown hero and the Rainier Beach Boys and Girls Club showed how proud Seattle is of GC when they put together a ceremony to honor her and placed her jersey on the wall beside those of NBA veterans Brandon Roy and Martell Webster.
Ginnie told the Seattle Times that the honor and all the kind words spoken about her by peers and friends helped to lift her spirits after the disappointing end to her run at the 2012 Olympics.
“I’ve smiled so many smiles. So many people … Read More »
A trip to her native Seattle for Ginnie Crawford means seeing family and catching up with friends.
But Ginnie also made sure to take time for others during her trip home. On Saturday afternoon she spoke to kids at the Kirkland Boys and Girls Club about nutrition, eating right and staying in shape. Later, she caught up with Aaron Levine of Seattle’s FOX affiliate Q13 for the station’s Q It Up Sports Show.
Ginnie talked during the show about her road back from a 2007 knee injury, here work with youngsters in an effort to prevent juvenile diabetes, preparing for the Olympic Trials in nearby Eugene, Oregon and her dream of competing in the 100-meter hurdles in this year’s Olympics:
“I’ve always had this dream since I was little and I really and truly believe that I will be in the Olympics and I … Read More »