You are reporting the following post to the moderators for review and possible removal from the forum

track nut
RE: Can we stop the hype about Gwen Jorgensen ?

Phantasy Star wrote:

...She doesn't doesn't bring the results to back it up. Tons of "random" women can crush her at this point. She'll be chewed up and spit out the back of the marathon trials.

On the "positive" she's brought attention to what a lightweight country club event the tri is. Toss a triathlete into a real running race and they get boned. Badly.

An two world championships and an Olympic gold medal seems like pretty good results to back up the "hype" she gets as an athlete. If by "Tons of "random" women" you mean only 3 US women in the 1/2 marathon national championships and only 4 US women at the 10K national championships have beaten her in distance events that are not the focus of her training, then I concede your point.

Hit the submit button below if you want us to review the post.

If you feel this is urgent or want a reply, email us at [email protected] about the post and please include a link to the thread the post is on and what page number/post on that page it is.