Olympics http://wknofm.org en Long Jumper Brittney Reese Inches Closer to Olympic Dream http://wknofm.org/post/long-jumper-brittney-reese-inches-closer-olympic-dream <p>With the 2012 Summer Olympics barely eight weeks away, many U.S. athletes still need to qualify for their ticket to London&hellip; among them Mississippian Brittney Reese.</p><p>Reese is not just any Olympic-hopeful, she&#39;s also the current long jump world champion and record holder.</p><p>Training jumps are understated affairs for Brittney Reese. No dramatic spray of sand, just a dull thud and a quick word between athlete and trainer. Neither she, nor her coach, Joe Walker, is of the loquacious sort.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 19:07:22 +0000 Sandra Knispel 14762 at http://wknofm.org Long Jumper Brittney Reese Inches Closer to Olympic Dream