220 Triathlon Magazine - - Feature / Pro Training Tips -

1 On her way to win­ning her first Xterra Worlds in 2014, Duffy had a nasty crash that sent her fly­ing into the bushes. “I crashed so hard, I lit­er­ally don’t know how I got back on my bike,” she says. “I hit a root and flew into the trees head first with the bike on top of me. Then I had a me­chan­i­cal. It was a hard day!”

2 A month af­ter Olympic dis­ap­point­ment at Rio 2016, Duffy came back strong in Cozumel to out-bike and run Gwen Jor­gensen to win her de­but ITU WTS ti­tle.

3 An­other Grand Fi­nal, this time in Rot­ter­dam, 2017. Af­ter a blis­ter­ing 33min run split, the vic­tory se­cured Flora her sec­ond ITU WTS crown.

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