Carrie chats with Shannon Rowbury, one of the most decorated middle distance runners in US history. They discuss Shannon’s new baby Sienna, her comeback, the power of women, and her famous pink lipstick!
Recorded October 15, 2018
As one of the most accomplished US Track athletes of all time, Shannon’s longevity and consistency in her sport is inspiring. Her honors include three time Olympian (4th in the 2016 Olympics), two-time World Bronze Medalist, American & World Record Holder, and a top-10 World ranking for almost a decade.
Shannon is also the co-founder of Imagining More, a non-profit organization that promotes arts and athletics amongst young women, and she is a member of the PA/USATF Foundation Board of Directors. Most recently she was selected by the US Department of State to serve as a Sport Envoy to Morocco.
A Duke University alumni, Shannon graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a BA in English, Theater and Film Studies, and in 2008 went on to receive her Master’s Degree in the Humanities. She recently earned a General Management Certificate from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.