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Watch Schwartz Vault in the Olympics

Lake Forest’s Jillian Schwartz will be competing for the Israeli team in the 2012 London Olympics in track and field. Schwartz, who competed for the United States in the pole vault in 2004, will have her competition begin August 4, with the finals August 6. On August 4, Schwartz will compete in the preliminary round with…

Olympic Journey Gives Schwartz Second Home

Jillian Schwartz’s return to the Olympic Games Friday as a member of the Israeli team after competing for the United States in 2004 is a highlight of an unlikely journey. The 1997 Lake Forest High School alumna focused on being a professional athlete when she graduated from Duke University in 2001 knowing…