Alexandria high jumper Tynita Butts-Townsend has qualified for the U.S. Olympics.
Butts-Townsend, 31, joins Alexandria runner Noah Lyles and boxer Troy Isley on the team. The seven-time All-American has been ranked as ranked one of the top high-jumpers in the world, and had her best year competing in 2019 when she made it on Team USA for the World Games.
“It’s so unbelievable, I’M AN OLYMPIAN!” the 2009 T.C. Williams High School grad tweeted after qualifying at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Congrats, mighty mighty Titan! Just can’t hide that Titan Pride!
— Cathy Puskar (@mcp22301) July 2, 2021
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Bespoke women’s clothing designer, A.Oei Studio, is opening a fashion pop-up in Old Town Alexandria.
From Feb 2nd – March 29th, shop contemporary ready-to-wear pieces, view unique textile selections, and schedule a fitting for custom-made dresses, bridal and qipao.
Handcrafted in D.C., A.Oei Studio aims to offer an alternative vision of fashion – one that is centered around sustainability, artistry and personalized services.
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