Video: What Does Training Look Like for Gold Medal Favorite Flora Duffy?
Go inside a training day with the world champion.
In 2016, Flora Duffy became the first person to win three world titles in one year: the World Triathlon championship race, the Xterra world championships, and the ITU Cross world championships. In 2017, she went on a winning streak—looking unbeatable on the World Triathlon circuit. In 2018, she won the Commonwealth Games.
Since then, she’s been a favorite for the Tokyo Olympic title. (See: Your Guide to the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Contenders)
But most days, she’s just another athlete training with friends around Boulder, Colorado and dodging lap swimmers at the public pool. Take a peek inside the training of a world champion as she prepares for the biggest race of her life.