Savannah Vinsant rising quickly

Updated: August 28, 2013, 12:40 PM ET
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

Any person who makes a career of athletic competition comes to terms with a life of ups and downs.

But contrary to the typical equation, the ups were what initially troubled Savannah Vinsant about her chosen sport.

"I actually was afraid of trampoline when I started," Vinsant said. "My coach kept working with me to try and get over my fears. I didn't want to jump real high."

It's safe to say she got over any athletic acrophobia. Or perhaps more accurately, ...

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