Long jumper Brittney Reese cranks up T.I.'s 'Go Get It' before she competes

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Brittney Reese of the U.S. wins gold in the women's long jump final during the London 2012 Olympic Games. She's looking to repeat in Rio.

Before the 2012 Olympic gold medalist and six-time world champion Brittney Reese hits the runway to begin her long jump, she sometimes requests a song to get the crowd pumped up -- like she did a few years ago when she asked for "All Gold Everything" by rapper Trinidad James at an indoor meet in New York City.

At other times, she just pumps up herself. And when that's the case, she cranks up T.I.'s "Go Get It" on her Bluetooth speakers until the moment she steps on the track.

"The first part of the hook:, 'I gotta grind, won't stop, hustle wont' quit,' gets me fired up and ready to compete every time," Reese says. "This song helps remind me of why I love to jump."

Here are a few other tunes that help her soar.

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