Jenna Shoemaker (born 20 April 1984 in Concord, Massachusetts) is an actor, writer, former professional US triathlete and former member of the USA National Team.
In 2010 Shoemaker was number 49 in the World Championship Series ranking and number 5 in the USAT ranking. In 2012, she competed at the USA Triathlon Olympic Trials in San Diego, California.
In 2010, she was featured in the October Issue, XX Factor, of Outside Magazine and on NBC's Last Call with Carson Daly.
Shoemaker holds a psychology degree from Harvard University. Her brother Jarrod Shoemaker is a professional triathlete, 2009 Duathlon World Champion and 2008 US Olympian.
In 2013, Shoemaker retired from professional racing after winning the New York City Triathlon and finishing third at the Beijing International Triathlon.
She was coached by Brett Sutton from January to June of the 2013 season, and by Darren Smith from September 2008 until April 2010. She also had a short residency from the fall of 2010 to early 2011 working with Terrence Mahon and the Mammoth Track Club.
Shoemaker was featured in the mini-documentary around the event.
Shoemaker currently resides in Los Angeles, California where she is cultivating a career as an actor and writer. In the summer of 2016, she played the lead character "Tracy" in the SyFy feature film, produced by The Asylum, titled Ice Sharks. She has hosted both the IMG Escape from Alcatraz and Beijing International Triathlon events (airing on CBS Sports Network in the US).
In the seven years from 2004 to 2010, Shoemaker took part in 48 ITU competitions and achieved 13 top ten positions.
The following list is based upon the official ITU rankings and the athlete's Profile Page. Unless indicated otherwise, the competitions are triathlons (Olympic distance) and belong to the Elite category.
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DNS = did not start
DNF = did not finish