Brittany Bowe is an American speedskater (known for Long Track Speedskating), former inline skater, and basketball player. She has competed in various sports from her childhood with outstanding results. Currently, she participated in 32 world championships, as a junior and senior athlete, and in total, she has won 32 medals.
Brittany Bowe was born on 24th February 1988 in Ocala, Florida. Her father’s name is Michael while her mother’s name is Deborah Bowe and she also has a sister named Brooke Bowe, who is a professional dancer and choreographer. From her childhood, she was involved in the practice of several sports including basketball and soccer. According to sources, at age of 2 years, she would give dribbling at college basketball games.
Bowe has completed her schooling at the Trinity Catholic High School in her hometown, Ocala. Then, she completed her graduation in the disciple in sociology and social science from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and also played basketball for the team called Florida Atlantic Owls. Moreover, she was named as an Academic All-American in college.
Brittany Bowe Career
Bowe’s career was very diversified as from her early childhood she was involved in sports activities. Being a kid, she was a team member of the statewide boys touring soccer team in Florida. She was a member of Florida Atlantic University Owls in Division I college basketball team. In total, she has 8 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 2 bronze medals from the world incline speed skating championships, but in the year 2010, she tested her incline speed skate on the ice, won 9 world championship medals, and broke 3 world records within the span of 3 years, i.e., from 2013 to 2016. She has won the gold medal from the combined sprint event in roller skating at the 2007 Pan American Games.
Rise to Fame
She tried incline skating at the age of 8 and constantly competed with increasingly higher levels thereafter she participated in World Championships from 2002 to 2008, and won 32 medals, out of which 11 medals came from senior championships. In speed skating, she has specialized in 500 meters, 1000 meters, and 1500 meters and won a bronze medal in 1000meters in the 2013 World Single Distance Championships. In the 2015 World Single Distance Championships, she won a gold medal in 1000meters distance, another gold medal she received for covering 1500meters, and a silver medal for completing 500 meters distance.
After the 2008 Incline Speedskating World Championships, Bowe focused on her Basketball game, where was playing as point guard for the Florida Atlantic Owls. But in the year 2010, she decided to take a pause in her basketball career and moved to Salt Lake City to go with Speed Skating. She earned her 1st podium placings in the ISU Speed Skating World cup in 1000 meters distance at the World Cup Stop in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. After that, her journey as a successful sportsperson began.
Bowe is an athlete and a public figure, she regularly posts about her tournaments on her social media accounts be it on Twitter or Instagram, or Facebook. She has a great following on her social media accounts, on Facebook she has 19k followers, on Instagram she has 42.2k followers and on Twitter, she has approximately 9.7k followers.
Brittany Bowe Biography
|Real Name||Brittany Starr Bowe|
|Birth Date||24 February 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Ocala, Florida, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 66 kg – in Pounds – 145 lbs|
|Shoe Size||7 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Trinity Catholic High School|
|College||Florida Atlantic University|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Is she a Lesbian?||Yes|
|Partner||Karlijn Sophie Oude Bennink|
Not much is known about her personal life, but she is open about being a homosexual. According to various sources, currently, she is in a relationship with her fellow incline skater, Manon Kamminga and she has also posted images on her social media and openly expressed her feelings.
Brittany Bowe Net Worth
According to sources, Brittany Bowe is considered to be the richest and also the most popular speed skater, moreover, her primary source of income is from speed skater From Forbes & Business Insider and Wikipedia, before 2021her net worth estimates to be around $1.5 million, but in the year 2021, her estimated net worth is $3 million to $4 million, with the salary ranging between $400k to $900k.
- She is famous for being a successful speed skater and also one of the successful Celebrities.
- Her favorite quote is: “Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect”.
- Bowe is open about her same-sex partner, as in one of her interviews with NBC last year, she stated that it’s nice to be with someone with who same passion, same goal, and the same drive.
- Brittany received the 2015 Oscar Mathisen Award for her performance in the 1000 meters Single Distance Championships competition.
- Bowe won an individual Olympic medal on her 90th trial.