Local triathlete Gwen Jorgensen's family excited for Rio debut

Posted at 9:54 PM, Aug 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-16 23:03:36-04

Gwen Jorgensen is by far the gold medal favorite in the women's triathlon on Saturday.

Her family admits that being the overwhelming favorite makes them nervous. But as they left for Rio Tuesday, parents Nancy and Joel Jorgensen, along with Gwen's sister Elizabeth, have incredible pride in watching the Waukesha native's road to Rio.

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