Quest For Gold – Episode 10: Chicago Triple Jumper Tori Franklin: “Happiness is Not Something Acquired through Outside Sources”

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Tori Franklin leaps to the pit during the women’s triple jump at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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In this week’s episode of Quest for Gold, the USA Women’s Basketball team has been taking Puerto Rico by storm.

Two area rhythmic gymnasts post solid marks in Azerbaijan.

A west suburban triathlete has a big finish in China.

There were some huge honors this week for some major female athletes.

And we talk with Chicago native, and two time Triple Jump American record holder, Tori Franklin as she prepares for the IAAF World Championships.  Her goals may be lofty, but her life is all about balance, and keeping herself happy.

 

See Laura Zeng’s hoop qualification here:

See Evita Griskenas’ ball qualification performance here:

 

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