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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Gold in Lake Placid

YAHOO!!! Gold medal in Lake Placid! I can tell you no one would have predicted me standing on top of the podium today as my training was showing it was going to be a bit of a struggle for me to be top 6. But honestly I woke up this morning and I thought, “why not me?” That was my attitude all day long, keeping my mind quiet and focusing on each step literally as I was preparing for the 2nd World Cup race this Olympic season. The weather was extremely different from the week of training. It was raining, … Continue reading

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Toronto Star Article

Check out the Toronto Star Article by Randy Starkman     http://www.thestar.com/sports/olympics/article/726618–hollingsworth-unassuming-olympian

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Eckville Believes

WOW! I have to say I am very proud of where I come from! Eckville and all of Central Alberta has been good to me over the last 15 years and I’m honored to have our community to be chosen to be a part of the CTV’s opening for the Olympics.  A big thank you to everyone who came out to be a part of the production and an even bigger thank you to everyone who believes in me and is apart of my dream of competing for a Gold medal in Whistler in February. Check out this video article … Continue reading

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Qualified for the Olympic Games at the Park City, Utah World cup

Well what a big build up for a non-dramatic ending! We just finished our 1st World cup race of the Olympic season in Park City, Utah today and it all came to a halt due to snow. Thankfully I finally received my missing bag Tuesday night, which resulted in me having to scrounge up old training gear from home and had it sent to Park city. Learned my lesson though, my mouth guard and orthotics will now be a part of my carry on luggage! Of course everyone was excited and nervous to get the season underway and the 1st … Continue reading

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Articles in Calgary Herald

Hollingsworth captures silver at World Cup skeleton raceClick here to read article Skeleton racer Hollingsworth overcomes fear of crashing in WhistlerClick here to read article

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