FAU's Bowe headed to Olympics again in speedskating

FAU's Brittany Bowe with Athletic Director Patrick Chun

FAU grad Brittany Bowe is headed back to the Olympics. The 2010 grad is headed to her second straight winter olympics, as one of just 16 long track speedskaters for Team USA. She will compete in the 500m, 1,000m and 1500m events.

Bowe played hoops in Boca Raton, winning Most Outstanding Female Athlete at FAU as a senior. In her senior season, Bowe dished out 136 assists for the women’s basketball team while grabbing 48 steals and 118 rebounds. She ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.2 points per game.

Bowe grew up in Ocala, and would compete in inline skating during the summer while in college. She started focusing on ice after graduation. She has four gold medals in speed skating in world competitions. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Bowe finished 13th in the 500m, 8th in the 1000m, and 14th in the 1500m.

The Pyeongchang Games kick off in South Korea on February 9 and will conclude February 25.

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