Brittany Bowe

Olympian Brittany Bowe returns to Ocala alma mater

Green and gold pompoms rustled in unison and screams echoed on Friday through Trinity Catholic High School’s gym. The Celtic student body rose to its feet, while some sentimental faculty and alumni dried their eyes. Brittany Bowe was back. Nearly 500 students, faculty and alumni welcomed the 34-year-old Olympic...
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Erin Jackson, Brittany Bowe honored at champions' breakfast in Ocala

OCALA, Fla. — Friday was a busy day for a trio of Winter Olympians. It started off with a breakfast for Ocala's own Erin Jackson, Brittany Bowe and Joey Mantia, then onto a special celebration for Jackson. And there's nothing like a hometown celebration for a champion. Jackson, an...

Brittany Bowe Gave Erin Jackson Her Olympic Spot. Now Both Are Leaving Beijing With Medals.

In January, the 500-meter event in the speed skating U.S. Olympic Trials ended with a movie-worthy twist: First-place winner Brittany Bowe, who qualified for the Olympics in the event with her victory, gave up her spot in Beijing so her friend and teammate Erin Jackson could go in her place. Jackson, who was ranked number one in the world going into the Trials, stumbled during the race and finished third.

Brittany Bowe wins bronze medal in 1,000-meter speed skating event

Brittany Bowe has reasons to celebrate after she earned her first-ever individual speed skating medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing on Thursday morning. After finishing in 10th and 16th place in her previous two events, the Ocala native headed into the 1,000-meter event as one of the favorites to win the gold medal. On March 9, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bowe set the 1,000-meter world record (1:11.61), a record that still holds today.
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Brittany Bowe Explains How to Make the ‘Perfect Cup of Coffee'

Brittany Bowe isn't just a two-time Olympic medalist. She's also an elite coffee maker. The 33-year-old American speed skater broke down her method for brewing the "perfect cup of coffee." It involves the basics like your coffee grounds and water, but the key to Bowe's brewing process is the use...

Florida native Brittany Bowe takes home bronze in 1,000-meter speedskate

BEIJING, China — Florida native Brittany Bowe is continuing to make Team USA and the Sunshine State proud with her performance at this year's Olympic Games. After serving as a flag bearer for the team, the speed skater took the first individual medal of her career with a bronze in the women’s 1,000-meter event.