Sport: Long Track Speedskating
Discipline: 500m, 1000m, 1500m, Team Pursuit
Hometown: Ocala, Florida
College: Florida Atlantic University '10, Sociology and Social Science
- 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 6th in women's team pursuit, 8th in women's 1000m, 13th in women's 500m, 14th in women's 1500m
- 2015 World Sprint Champion
- 2015 World Champion 1500m
- 2015 World Champion 1000m
- 2015 Silver Medalist at World Championships 500m
- 2014 Olympic Team Member
- 2014 World Record Holder 1000m
- 2014 World Record Holder 1500m
- 2013-2015 World Cup Medalist 23 times
- Her speed skating career started after she saw friends and competitors (from inline) competing in the 2010 Olympic Games. It lit a fire in her to attempt to make her own life-long dream of becoming an Olympian a reality.
- She was a Division I College basketball player.
- For Thanksgiving, no matter where she is in the world she finds time to think about how blessed she is and thank the Lord for all of the gifts He's given her.
- She loves being any place with water and sunshine.
Red, White & Trending: March 11-17
Jamie MacDonald March 18, 2016
Speedskating star Brittany Bowe celebrates St. Patrick's Day in Ireland, Team USA goes green for the holiday (but Charlie White keeps things maize and blue), March Madness breaks out, Ryan Lochte breaks down, Sydney Leroux makes another clever announcement, Jamie Anderson finds home sweet home, Alise Post finds some downtime in the pool and much more.
In One Of Team USA’s Greatest Rivalries, Speedskaters Bowe And Bergsma Cap Season With 45 Medals
Doug Williams March 15, 2016
The U.S. speedskaters traded accolades throughout the 2015-16 season.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From February
March 01, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of February nominations and vote on your favorites.
Bowe And Bergsma Become First Teammates To Go 1-2 At Consecutive World Sprint Championships In 30 Years
Darci Miller Feb. 28, 2016
Bowe edged out Bergsma for the world title by less than half a point.
Bergsma And Bowe Lead Team USA To Five Medals At World Single Distance Speedskating Championships
Darci Miller Feb. 14, 2016
After a 30-medal world cup season, Bergsma and Bowe added five world championship medals to their haul.
Top 15 Team USA Women Of 2015
Paul D. Bowker Dec. 21, 2015
Who were the top female athletes across all sports in 2015?
Joey Mantia Wins 1,500m World Cup In Heerenveen, Leads Season Standings
Associated Press Dec. 13, 2015
Meanwhile, Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe went 1-2 in the women's 1,500.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From November
Dec. 01, 2015
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of November nominations and vote on your favorites.
Bowe Reclaims 1,000-Meter Speedskating World Record From Best Friend Bergsma
Darnell Dickson Nov. 22, 2015
The U.S. long-trackers broke each other’s world records set last week.
Heather Bergsma Breaks Brittany Bowe’s Week-Old 1,500-Meter Speedskating World Record
Brandon Penny Nov. 22, 2015
For the first time ever, U.S. women have set world records on consecutive weekends.
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