She was Jenn Stuczynski back in 2008 when she competed against Isbinbayeva in the pole vault at the Beijing games. But it was her Russian rival who triumphed, breaking her own world record and clearing a height of 16 feet and seven inches. And Suhr, who was Jenn Stuczynski while winning . From quarreling coach and athlete to hugging husband and wife, it's been an eventful four years for the Suhr. It is, at the very least, a unique relationship. "It's pretty intimidating at first, just the idea of it," she says. Back then, she was still Jenn Stuczynski, a 6-foot-tall college basketball star. But seeing Jenn's potential, pole-vaulting coach Rick Suhr was able to convince her to give it a try. Cuban upstart Yarisley Silva won silver. And Suhr, who was Jenn Stuczynski while winning a silver medal in Beijing in 2008, enjoyed the golden moment she missed then. Suhr — known as Jenn Stuczynski before she married her coach, Rick Suhr — still trains in a cramped airplane hangar behind her home near Rochester, N.Y. EUGENE, Ore. — Jenn Suhr's pole vaulting career has taken off since she won the silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but her training situation remains grounded. The stories crop up every two years. Dateline: Quaintville, USA. Watch the send-off rally organized by the smiling politicians. See the red-white-and-blue bunting, the children lining the streets and waving signs. Last week almost every American was fired up when French swimmer Alain Bernard said that he had come to "smash the Americans." This week the entire nation of Russia was fired up when American pole vaulter Jennifer Stuczynski said: "I hope we go over there . People wondered whether Jenn Stuczynski should have her head examined when she gave up studying for an advanced degree in psychology in the fall of 2005 to pursue a career in the pole vault. She needed only two on Monday night to claim her second gold and leave the USA's Jenn Stuczynski holding silver in her Olympic debut.