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Brittany Bowe: The importance of being vulnerable

Brittany Bowe has made global headlines by giving her Olympic spot in the 500m to her good friend Erin Jackson, who is the number one speed skater in the event. Jackson slipped in her race at the U.S. speed skating trials and surprisingly finished only third, failing to make the Beijing team. But Bowe, who qualified for the 1000m and 1500m as well, offered her 500m spot to Jackson. What makes 1000m world champion and world record holder Bowe tick? Find out in our exclusive interview how the American allowed herself to share her vulnerable side, before becoming even stronger mentally.

Brittany Bowe: The importance of being vulnerable

Brittany Bowe has made global headlines by giving her Olympic spot in the 500m to her good friend Erin Jackson, who is the number one speed skater in the event. Jackson slipped in her race at the U.S. speed skating trials and surprisingly finished only third, failing to make the Beijing team. But Bowe, who qualified for the 1000m and 1500m as well, offered her 500m spot to Jackson. What makes 1000m world champion and world record holder Bowe tick? Find out in our exclusive interview how the American allowed herself to share her vulnerable side, before becoming even stronger mentally.

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