Meet Jocelyn Mccauley – WYN republic athlete, dedicated professional triathlete, mom, and wife. Jocelyn's journey in athletics began as a collegiate cross country and track and field athlete at BYU. After college, her passion for competition led her from running races to triathlons, where she initially served as a supportive Sherpa for her sister during several Ironman events. Since then, her career has soared to new heights, with seven remarkable years as a professional triathlete under her belt.
WYN republic: What is your go to pre-race dinner? Breakfast?
Jocelyn: For dinner I have chicken and rice with salt and BBQ sauce. For breakfast I have applesauce with protein powder, a pancake, and a sports drink to sip on.
WYN republic: What's your favorite food?
Jocelyn: I’ve thought too long on this one. I’ll say really good Chocolate.
WYN republic: How does being a mom shape your training and racing compared to pre-mom life?
Jocelyn: Well I didn’t really know about the amazing triathlon life before having kids! I did run prior to having kids. Kids have made another very strong purpose for doing triathlon. I want to show my two daughters that they can chase their dreams and dream big! It definitely makes things harder at times but very fulfilling.
WYN republic: What is your favorite and most daunting type of workout?
Jocelyn: I love swim/rides/runs without structure because I can include my kids or friends in those types of workouts. My most daunting type of workout is anything at threshold or above. I can hold 70.3/100km/IM power all day though!
WYN republic: What is your favorite book? Podcast? Pump up song?
Jocelyn: Book - Fearless Mind by Craig Manning- I read it at least 3 times a year. Podcast - Business Wars. Song - Hope by NF.
WYN republic: What has been your favorite swim, bike, and run course to date?
Jocelyn: Swim - IM New Zealand. Bike - IM Mallorca. Run - IM Texas.
WYN republic: What kind of legacy do you hope to leave in sport?
Jocelyn: I want to leave the legacy of kindness in this sport. I want women to uplift women and come together.
WYN republic: Who or what inspires you?
Jocelyn: My family first and foremost and all the other amazing women in this sport, past and present.
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