Allison Stokke was an online sensation, but it turned her life upside down

[post_page_title]A disappointing finish[/post_page_title]
Allison trained like never before for her Olympic dreams – but sadly, her hard work ended in disappointment.

A disappointing finish

During the qualifying event, Allison Stokke narrowly missed out on the chance to represent the United States in London 2012. Like twelve other contenders, Stokke had been unable to clear the height required to qualify for the Games. Although she had cleared 14 feet before, the pressure of the competition proved too much. Her Olympic dreams were over.

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