GWEN JORGENSEN

USA

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BORN

Waukesha, WI

RESIDES

Portland, OR

BIRTHDATE

April 25, 1986

 

Gwen Jorgensen is the 2016 Triathlon World Champion. Yep, she is really fast. The Olympian, and mom, is based out of Portland, Oregon, and is now pursuing marathon running.


 

FAVORITE MUSIC?

Darius Rucker

FAVORITE RACE OR RIDE?

Basque region

MY DREAM CAREER OUTSIDE OF CYCLING IS…

Accountant

MY FAVORITE ACADEMIC SUBJECT IS…

Math

MY EARLIEST MEMORY ON A BIKE IS…

Riding for ice cream

WHY DO YOU RIDE?

Fitness, this is also an activity that my husband and I share.

WHY DO YOU SUPPORT OUTRIDE?

I support Outride because I believe in the mission of getting children on bikes. Cycling promotes physiological and mental health benefits. Because of this, it is so important to give children access to bikes.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2016 Triathlon Olympic Champion
2015 World Champion ITU
2014 World Champion ITU
15:15 5km PR
31:55 10km PR

 
 
 
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“Find someone that is better than you to ride with.”

— Gwen Jorgensen