Make way for Eagle County’s latest elite athlete

Make way for Eagle County’s latest elite athlete
Local News

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Sandy Heelan is poised to be the latest world class athlete to emerge from Eagle County.But her narrative doesn’t sound anything like Lindsey Vonn or Mikaela Shiffrin. For one thing, she honestly could be their mother. But don’t let that fact fool you, because Heelan is one exceptional athlete and come mid-July, she will prove it when the 2015 CrossFit Games open in Carson, Calif.Heelan will be completing in the 60-plus women’s classification in the masters division of the games, slated for July 21-26. She earned her spot by being one of the top 20 competitors in the …

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