Former N.Y. Giant David Wilson Sets Sights on 2016 Rio Olympics
By Dennis Carter
Just two weeks after a neck injury forced him to end his NFL career, Danville's David Wilson has shifted his focus on to a new goal.Wilson plans to train in the triple jump with hopes of making the U.S. team for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Wilson was a triple jump national champion his junior and senior years at G.W., then earned All-America honors at Virginia Tech.David Wilson, HOPES TO TRIPLE JUMP IN 2016 OLYMPICS, said "That was when I was practicing mainly for football because everything I was going for was for football. Only reason I ran track was to stay in shape for football and I ended up being pretty good at it. So I'm looking forward to getting back into that so I can stay in the competitive field when I can still compete and go out there and be athletic."
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