The first woman to qualify for the 2012 USA women's triathlon team only 18 months after her first competitive triathlon, Gwen Jorgensen proudly represented her country at the 2012 London Olympics. Read on to learn about her London experience and the lessons she's gained.
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TrainingPeaks athlete Heather Wajer has battled addiction and obesity into submission. After realizing at 315 pounds that she was unable to give her son the life he deserved, Heather decided it was time to make a profound change. She entered her first sprint triathlon and became hooked; 4 years later Heather has lost 157lbs and has completed 3 IM 70.3s and 2 Ironmans. Watch Heather's video and help her get to Kona!
TrainingPeaks user Steve Howard tells his inspiring story of going from drastically obese to iron-distance triathlete, and reminds us that training is not an obligation - it's a privilege. Need some motivation to get out the door? Read on.
We love hearing success stories from endurance athletes in triathlon, cycling, and running here at TrainingPeaks, but when the No. 1 ranked NCAA Division I men's ice hockey team told us they'd been using TrainingPeaks, we really had to know more.
In need of some inspiration? Read Russ How's incredible story of how he overcame overwhelming odds to complete his first Ironman 70.3 triathlon.