After two weeks of worrying about a strained hamstring, I'm back at the gym in full force. Indoor nationals will be here before I know it, with a chance to gain a fifth national championship title - if I'm lucky. Thinking positively helps, as well as some serious rope sessions!
Julia Curran-Villarreal is a three-time USA W55 national masters high jump champion. After a 35-year break from her favorite high school sport of track & field, Julia returned to competition in 2013 at the age of 53. Follow her journey on @juliajumping on Instagram and @juliacurran on Twitter.