Laura Gordon

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January 18, 2014 @ Whole Story
Learn how one athlete manages her Crohn’s symptoms through careful diet which helps her thrive.

As Volunteer Assistant Coach for the UCLA Bruins women’s tennis team and a former All-American player, Laura Gordon knows how much hard work it takes to be at your best – and how easily health issues can derail it.

Laura began her tennis career in 2002 as a walk on at UCLA, which is one of the top ten division 1 programs in the country, and worked her way to the number 1 singles and doubles positions. During that time, she began experiencing bouts of stomach pain and was eventually diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in 2006.

 

Laura manages her Crohn’s symptoms through careful diet which helps her thrive as an athlete.