Jennie Hansen

  • By Liz Hichens
  • Published Jul 29, 2013
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Hansen ran her way to her first Ironman title. Photo: Nils Nilsen/Ironman

“In that one moment of crossing the finish line, I think it was obvious that every emotion I’d felt and personal battle I’d fought in training really bubbled to the surface … In that moment, every time I’d dragged myself to the pool at 6 a.m. in the dark, every pedal stroke I took when my quads were screaming at me to stop, and every step I’d taken really came to fruition.” Jennie Hansen, on taking her first Ironman victory in Lake Placid. Photo: Nils Nilsen

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

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