Tag: Escape from Alcatraz
Heather Jackson had a great 2013: winning Escape from Alcatraz, Oceanside 70.3, and Wildflower for the second year in a row. So what are her plans for 2014? Heather breaks the big news on the show…check it out!
Heather Jackson is a former collegiate hockey player who has become one of the best triathletes in the world. With wins in 2012 at the Escape from Alcatraz, Ironman 70.3 Oceanside, and Wildflower in her first year working with her new coach Cliff English, the sky is the limit.
Javier Gomez just might be the most versatile triathlete in the world today. Besides winning the Hy-Vee Triathlon last summer, along with the $151,000 prize purse, he also has won the 2013 Escape from Alcatraz, which is non-drafting, the 2012 XTERRA World Off Road Triathlon Championship during his first ever XTERRA race, and a Silver Medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. In that race he averaged 44K per hour on the bike before getting off and running a blistering 29:15 10K.
On March 3rd, Eric Gilsenan will be attempting to complete his 25th consecutive IMG Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. In this interview, Eric talks candidly about the history of the event, why it is so unique and, more importantly, how the sport of triathlon helped him to turn his life around.