American Heather Jackson is known for her fierce racing style, fun personality and beautiful tattoos.

American Heather Jackson, the third-place finisher at last year’s Ironman World Championship, is known for her fierce racing style, fun personality and beautiful tattoos. What’s the meaning behind her ink? Here, Jackson shares when and why she got each of them.

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