Brittany Bowe is an American speed skater (known for long track speedskating), former roller skater and basketball player. She has participated in various sports since childhood with excellent results. She has currently competed in 32 World Championships as a junior and senior athlete and has won a total of 32 medals.
Brittany Bowe was born on February 24, 1988 in Ocala, Florida. Her father’s name is Michael while her mother’s name is Deborah Bowe and she also has a sister named Brooke Bowe who is a professional dancer and choreographer. Since childhood, she has been involved in playing various sports, including basketball and football. Sources say she was dribbling at college basketball games at age 2.
Bowe graduated from Trinity Catholic High School in her hometown of Ocala. Then she completed her degree in sociology and social sciences at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and also played basketball for the team called Florida Atlantic Owls. In addition, she was named an Academic All-American in college.
Brittany Bowe’s career
Bowe’s career has been very varied as she has been involved in sporting activities since her early childhood. As a child, she was a team member for the statewide Boys Touring Soccer team in Florida. She was a member of the Florida Atlantic University Owls on the Division I collegiate basketball team. Overall, she has 8 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 2 bronze medals from the World Oblique Speed Skating Championships, but in 2010 she tested her oblique speed skating on the ice, winning 9 world championship medals and broke 3 world records in 3 years, ie from 2013 to 2016. She won the gold medal in the combined sprint in roller skating at the 2007 Pan American Games.
Rise to Fame
At the age of 8 she tried her hand at skating and constantly competed in higher and higher levels. After that she took part in world championships from 2002 to 2008 and won 32 medals, including 11 medals at senior championships. In speed skating, she specializes in the 500m, 1000m and 1500m and won a bronze medal in the 1000m at the 2013 World Individual Distance Championships. At the 2015 World Individual Distance Championships, she won a gold medal for the 1000m, another gold medal for the 1500m and a silver medal for the 500m.
After the 2008 Incline Speedskating World Championships, Bowe focused on her basketball game, where she played as a point guard for the Florida Atlantic Owls. But in 2010, she decided to put her basketball career on hold and moved to Salt Lake City to take up speed skating. Her 1st ISU Speed Skating World Cup 1000 meter podium was at the World Cup stop in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. After that, her journey as a successful athlete began.
Bowe is an athlete and socialite. She regularly posts about her tournaments on her social media accounts, be it Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. She has a large following on her social media accounts, on Facebook she has 19k followers, on Instagram she has 42.2k followers and on Twitter she has around 9.7k followers.
Biography of Brittany Bowe
|Real name||Brittany Starr Bowe|
|date of birth||February 24, 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||33 years|
|place of birth||Ocala, FL, USA|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 66kg – in pounds – 145 pounds|
|shoe size||7 (USA)|
|Hair color||dark brown|
|school||Catholic Trinity School|
|University||Florida Atlantic University|
|marital status||In relation|
|is she a lesbian||Yes|
|partner||Karlijn Sophie Oude Bennink|
Not much is known about her personal life, but she is open about being gay. According to various sources, she is currently in a relationship with colleague Manon Kamminga and she has also posted pictures on her social media and openly expressed her feelings.
Brittany Bowe’s net worth
According to sources, Brittany Bowe is considered the richest and also the most popular speed skater, also her main source of income is speed skater Forbes & Business Insider and Wikipedia, before 2021 her net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million. but as of 2021, her estimated net worth is $3 to $4 million with salary ranging from $400,000 to $900,000.
Brittany Bowe’s Facts
- She is famous as a successful speed skater and also one of the successful celebrities.
- Her favorite quote is: “Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect”.
- Bowe is open about her same-sex partner because in one of her interviews with NBC last year, she said it’s nice to be with someone who shares the same passion, goal and drive.
- Brittany received the 2015 Oscar Mathisen Award for her performance in the 1000-meter individual distance championships.
- Bowe won an Olympic individual medal on her 90th attempt.