Gwen Jorgensen’s Custom Specialized Amira – Triathlete.
Why did Gwen Jorgensen quit triathlon?
The 2016 Olympic triathlon gold medalist explained that a mix of career and family goals led to the decision. After four years with the Bowerman Track Club, Gwen Jorgensen has announced she is leaving the group to be coached by Bobby McGee, and returning to the marathon.
Who is Gwen Jorgensen married to?
HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Gwen Jorgensen gave the United States its first Olympic gold medal in the sport. It was an incredible performance from Jorgensen, who finished 38th at the 2012 London Olympics. The British brothers Brownlee — Alistair and Jonathan — took gold and silver in the men’s race.
How old is Gwen Jorgensen?
After giving birth to son Stanley in 2017, Jorgensen announced that she would be moving from triathlon to running and would try to represent the United States in the marathon in Tokyo, joining the Bowerman Track Club.
What are good triathlon times?
Also known as a standard distance triathlon, the best athletes in the world would often complete the course in 1 hour and 50 minutes. The average triathlete on the other hand would expect to take around 3 hours. This means the swim takes around 40 minutes and the 40 km bike needs to be completed in 1 hour.
How hard is it to swim a mile?
Fewer than 2.3% of humans can swim a mile in the open water – or pool.
How long is a beginner triathlon?
Most beginner athletes start with a Sprint distance race for their first triathlon. While the distance of Sprint triathlons can vary from race to race, the standard length of each leg is a 0.5 miles (750m) swim, 12.4 miles (20km) bike, and 3.1 miles (5km) run.