April the Athlete

During my recreational racing "off-season", I've had to find ways to stay in shape without being able to swim, bike or run.  Well, my husband and I have a dog.  Her name is April.  

When we first got her from the 'pound', they described her as one who likes to show off her athletic prowess.  What we didn't realize was that behind those innocent words was a deeper story (cue the ominous background music and the slow-mo video of April frolicking in the yard).

It turned out, April was actually working hard toward Olympic athlete  status.  Over the years she has continued to develop her skills.  She is, in fact, so talented that she trains regularly for not one, but two events!

They are

The High Jump:

 

and

The 100 Metre Dash:

 

These, of course, lead to our own version of the Indoor/Outdoor Olympics.

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