Day in the Life: Jon Jones

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Day in the Life: Jon Jones Jon Jones is a professional track athlete. Originally from Portville, NY, he has played sports his whole life. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University at Buffalo. Once graduated, he went straight into being a professional athlete. His championships include placing gold at the NACAC championships, placing 5th for 2016 Indoor World Championship …

Brittney Reese

Day in the Life: Brittney Reese

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Day in the Life: Brittney Reese Born in Inglewood, California, Brittney Reese is an American long jumper who Gulfport High School where she became state champion in the long jump and triple jump. She has also impressively won both gold and silver medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games, and is a six-time world champion. Nicknamed “The Beast,” Brittney has the …

Michellie Jones

Day in the Life: Michellie Jones

Owaves Team Cyclist, Health Coach, Olympian, Personal Trainer, Swimmer, Track & Field, Triathlete Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Michellie Jones   Michellie Jones is an Australian triathlete whose most recent accomplishments include induction into the Australian Sports Hall of Fame, International Triathlon Union (ITU) Hall of Fame, and Triathlon Australia Hall of Fame. Michellie’s awesome track record includes an Ironman World Championship and an Olympic Silver Medal. She has big love for horses and all things …

Khadevis Robinson

Day in the Life: Khadevis Robinson

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Day in the Life: Khadevis Robinson   Khadevis Robinson — known as KD to most — is a 2X USA Olympian, 8X National Champion Division I Collegiate Coach, motivational speaker, and a mentor. Khadevis’ story is not just about athletic success. It’s a story of faith, hope, family, and friends. A story of self-discovery and self-worth. Above all, it is a story …

Nikkita Holder

Day in the Life: Nikkita Holder

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Day in the Life: Nikkita Holder   Nikkita Holder is a Canadian-born Olympic Athlete that is best known for representing Canada in the 100-meter hurdle at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games in London, England and Rio, Brazil, respectively. To date, Nikkita’s most notable accomplishment is the Bronze medal win at the 2015 Pan American Games in her hometown of Toronto.   …

Day in the Life: Khamica Bingham

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Day in the Life: Khamica Bingham   “Canada’s Fastest Woman” and 2016 Olympic Sprinter Khamica Bingham is a 2-time World Championship finalist and Pan Am bronze medalist who holds multiple records, including for the Canadian 4x100m Relay. She made her Olympic debut at Rio 2016, where anchoring Canada’s 4x100m relay team. Considering her record on the track, it may be surprising to know …

Ashton Eaton

Day in the Life: Ashton Eaton

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Day in the Life: Ashton Eaton   Ashton Eaton is USA’s 2X Olympic champion and current world record holder in the decathlon. He also holds the current world record in the indoor heptathlon and was a 5X NCAA champion at the University of Oregon. In his recent gold medal victory at Rio, Ashton tied the Olympic Record. Ashton’s wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton is …

Jeremy Dodson

Day in the Life: Jeremy Dodson

Royan Olympian, Runner, Track & Field Leave a Comment

Day in the Life:Jeremy Dodson   Jeremy Dodson is a 2016 Olympic Track & Field sprinter for Samoa and cancer survivor, with a master’s degree in business and bachelor degrees in economics and neurophysiology. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Jeremy competed collegiately at the University of Colorado where he was a four-time All-American and set Colorado records in the indoor and …

Akeem Haynes

Day in the Life: Akeem Haynes

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Day in the Life: Akeem Haynes   Akeem Haynes just won the bronze in the Men’s 4x100m track & field relay in Rio, representing Team Canada.   Running with 3X Rio medalist Andre DeGrasse as anchor, Akeem and Team Canada finished less than half a second behind Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans and set a Canadian record at 37.64s. After being named …

Kathrin Klaas

Day in the Life: Kathrin Klaas

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Day in the Life: Kathrin Klaas   Kathrin Klass is a 3X Olympic hammer thrower and member of the German track & field team. She is 32 years-old and finished 18th at the Rio games with a distance of 67.92m. Her personal best is 76.05m set at the 2012 London Games.   Kathrin grew up in a placid little town called Breitscheid …