Northern Neck native Brooke Crowther finds success with triathlons in Naylor’s Beach, Philadelphia

Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:15 pm

Brooke Crowther at the 2014 TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon.

Brooke Crowther at the 2014 TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon.

What started as a stress relief for Northern Neck native Brooke Crowther has rapidly developed into a adrenaline-pumping, success-filled passion.

Coming off of a huge third place finish in the signature TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon and a victory in the Naylor’s Beach Triathlon, Crowther feels like she has found her sport.

It was a discovery made by the 2003 Northumberland High School graduate when she and her husband Drew Kessler were getting married and she needed to take a break from wedding preparations.

She found a local triathlon near where she lives in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia and decided to participate. Men and women competed against each other in the race.

She won the whole thing.

“I said, ‘Well, maybe there is a little something here,’” Crowther said, and after her wedding in October, she decided to train…

 

—See the full story in the June 25 edition of the Northumberland Echo!

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