Emma Snowsill

  • Australia
  • Born: 1981
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Emma Snowsill is recognized as the highest award winning woman in ITU Triathlon History. An Olympic, Commonwealth and triple World Champion, Emma has won the ITU World Cup 12 times and graced the podium a cool 23 times. Dabbling in sports such as swimming, tennis, basketball, ballet and skiing throughout her childhood, Emma had her first foray into the world of triathlons at the age of 16 and from then on, she was hooked. Emma’s rise to the top of her sport was meteoric, winning her first National Age Title in 2000 and following it up soon after with a win at the World Champs in Perth.  In 2001 Emma claimed gold at the Sydney Youth Olympic Festival, and the following year started racing on the open elite circuit in Europe and Asia. Competing predominately in World Championship Series, Emma enjoys competing and travelling in triathlons worldwide.

Her sensational performance, bubbly personality and down-to-earth attitude at the 2008 Beijing Olympics made Emma a household name, and she represents the bright and exciting future of Australia’s Olympic champions. After an injury and illness plagued 2009 season Emma is back on ITU world tour and finished 2010 with a superior win at the Grand Final in Budapest. In 2011 her focus will be on the qualification for the 2012 Olympics and to win the World Championship title. 2012 will be the year in which she will try to become the first athlete to defend the Olympic Gold Medal in the sport of triathlon.

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2012 ITU World Triathlon San Diego
11 May, 2012 - Elite Women - 02:02:10
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2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Sydney
14 Apr, 2012 - Elite Women - 02:02:59
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing
10 Sep, 2011 - Elite Women - 02:01:23
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London
07 Aug, 2011 - Elite Women - 02:00:52
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series Hamburg
17 Jul, 2011 - Elite Women - 01:53:44
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2012 ITU World Triathlon San Diego
2012-05-10 - Elite Women - 02:02:10
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2012 Dextro Energy World Triathlon Sydney
2012-04-14 - Elite Women - 02:02:59
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing
2011-09-09 - Elite Women - 02:01:23
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series London
2011-08-06 - Elite Women - 02:00:52
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2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series Hamburg
2011-07-16 - Elite Women - 01:53:44
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2008 Beijing Olympic Games
2008-08-18 - Elite Women - 01:58:26
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Given Name Emma
Family Name Snowsill
Representing AUS
Year of Birth 1981
Place of Birth Gold Coast, Queensland
Residence Gold Coast., Australia
Coach Various including the Australian Institute of Sport Coaches
Sponsors Asics, Qantas, 2XU, Felt, Eyeline, Sidi, Oakley, 3T, Timex, Subaru, Zipp, Sram, USM, AIS
Hobbies Gourmet cooking, music, reading & driving fast cars
Website http://www.emma-snowsill.com/index.php?profile
Twitter @@emmasnowsill
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