Jessica Jacobs

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published May 20, 2012
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… considers it good luck to pet a dog before a race?

Jessica Jacobs. “That’s something that I kind of get excited about. If I see a dog as I’m heading over to the swim start, I pet him. There’s just something calming about an animal,” said the three-time Ironman champion. Photo:

Liz Hichens is the Web Editor of She is an Ironman and marathon finisher and fan of all endurance sports.

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