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  • Olympics: Triple jumper ready for big leap

    by Tim Ellsworth, posted Friday, August 12, 2016 (one year ago)

    Photo courtesy of Image of Sport
    RIO DE JANEIRO (BP) -- Will Claye's journey to the Rio Olympics began with heartbreak. He thought he had qualified in the long jump during the Olympic team trials in July. He even took a victory lap.

    But he was wrong.

    "It took a lot of prayers and a lot of my family, my agent, old coaches just uplifting me and letting me know that this is in God's plan," Claye told Baptist Press. "It was something that I couldn't control and was something that I just had to let go because you can't ever really look back and say that God's plan is wrong." Read More