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American Jenn Suhr wins pole vault

Updated: August 6, 2012, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Jenn Suhr walked with a purpose over to the stands to see her husband, who gingerly wrapped an American flag around her shoulders while she sobbed into his chest.

Yes, they've come a long way together. From training in a pair of huts connected together to form a jumping pit -- to winning an Olympic gold medal on her sport's grandest stage.

Suhr, who won the silver medal in Beijing and has since fought through an Achilles injury and a long, mysterious, sometimes-debilitating ...

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