Gwen Jorgensen: Usa's First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete (Paperback)
Gwen Jorgensen is an accountant turned Olympic champion. After winning Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics triathlon, Jorgensen announced her pursuit of a bold new goal: the marathon. Her announcement came just months after giving birth to her son Stanley. Gwen hopes her story inspires young athletes to chase their dreams and goals, but most important, to enjoy the process. Gwen can be followed on social media platforms @GwenJorgensen. Nancy Jorgensen has co-written two choral education books, Things They Never Taught You in Choral Methods (Hal Leonard) and From The Trenches: Real Insights From Real Choral Educators (Lorenz Corporation). A Wisconsin choral music educator for many years, she now writes, pursues collaborative piano opportunities, and spends time with daughters Elizabeth and Gwen and grandson Stanley. Her writing appears in Prime Number magazine, Smith magazine, Cagibi, River Teeth, and elsewhere. Gwen's sister Elizabeth Jorgensen is a Wisconsin high school English teacher published in Azalea (Harvard University), English Journal and Teachers & Writers magazine. Named Carroll University's Graduate of the Last Decade, she has also co-edited Sijo: Korea's Poetry Form and authored an education book as part of The Hack Learning Series (Times 10 Publications). When not teaching or writing, she can be found working out, watching Bravo with her dog, or playing violin.