(biography, photos, videos) William Bruce Jenner
Kathleen Jenner: biography
Kathleen Jenner, born William Bruce Jenner, was born on 29 October 1949 in the town of mount Kisco in new York. His father William served during World War II, and after was engaged in the care of trees, mother Esther was a homemaker, raising four children.
The boy was in secondary school in mount Kisco (Sleepy Hollow). Training was difficult because the boy had a congenital dyslexia, which has a negative effect on estimates. Bruce was afraid to attend classes, teachers and classmates. The first six school years, the child suffered in silence, until finally one day he gets diagnosed with a selective inability to read and write. Since then, teachers have become more loyal to Jenner, especially after he became interested in sports and athletics, showing in this field good results.
The family of Generou moved to Connecticut, where the boy went to school in Newton. There he continued to develop his athletic talents, he began to play football. Received football scholarship, Bruce went to College Graceland in the city of Lamoni, Iowa. But the guy had to forget about a football career after he injured the knee in 1969. His coach and mentor Welson invited Jenner to try yourself in the decathlon, in which Bruce has achieved significant results after finishing College in 1973.
Jenner was actively involved in business. He owns a firm «Aviation Bruce Jenner», which supplies materials for intermediaries and airlines. He also worked as Vice President of the company, developing a software application «JennerNet».
Kathleen Jenner: Olympic Games-1972
Jenner was active in sports in College. Then he focused on the decathlon, which includes ten types of athletics. He first competed in the sport in 1970 at the site «Drake Relays», where he took fifth place. A year later he took first place at the competition from the «National Association of College Athletes».
In 1972, Bruce went to the Olympic games in Munich, where he took a tenth place in the overall standings. But this defeat only spurred the boy to train harder. In 1974, he became the U.S. champion in the decathlon. In 1975, Jenner set his first world record in the discipline, and a year later surpassed his fourteen points.
In 1976, the athlete has confidently won at the Olympic games, setting the new world record. Bruce was ahead of his nearest rival by as much as two points. This victory made the athlete a national hero and secured him the Prize of James Sullivan, which annually is awarded to the Amateur athletes, who have achieved considerable success. Cup with his name adorned many an American hall of fame, one way or another were connected with the life of the athlete. Jenner held the world record until 1980, and the record of the United States until 1991.
Winning the gold at the Olympic games in 1972, which until then had only won the Soviet athletes, Bruce Jenner became famous. He was out on the streets, he was a frequent guest on television, he received an incredible number of proposals. Soon after the games, his face was adorned with a box of cereal «Wheaties». In September 1976 he was invited to dinner at the White House, where he met with the thirty-eighth President of America Gerald Ford.
Since 1980, Bruce has been involved in sports events that are successfully participating in a series of games «IMSA Camel GT». In 1986 he won the twelve-hour race together with his co-driver Scott Proatom.
Kathleen Jenner: TV
Candidate Bruce Jenner was considered for the lead role in the film «
Jenner participated regularly in various TV shows. In the show «American athletes» from channel «ABC» it appeared together with the famous athlete and a leading Grits with Grishma. In 2002 he was invited to the popular game «the Weakest link», which brought together a team of Olympic athletes.
But the most popular on television it brought the reality show «
In 2015, the TV channel «E!» made a film about changes and the lives of Jenner. The series premiere of «I’m Kate» scheduled for the end of July 2015. In the show, the creators will show you how to change the world and the body itself caitlyn after a sex-change surgeries and hormone therapy.
Kathleen Jenner: sex change
In April 2015 in an interview with the program «20/20» Bruce Jenner said that the youth suffers from gender dysphoria and feels like a woman. For a long time he dressed in women’s clothes and conducted hormonal therapy, courses which had to be suspended when he married Kris Kardashian. In recent years, he increasingly began to think about changing gender, which caused the dissolution of the marriage. A year and a half ago, Jenner returned to the hormone therapy, and began a series of cosmetic surgeries that had to make his body more feminine.
He temporarily refused to undergo sex change, citing the recommendations of the world professional Association of transgender health. In the words of Jenner, it does not matter the presence of primary female sexual characteristics because it has never attracted to men. Before his full transformation into a woman stars asked journalists to use the pronoun «he».
In June 2015, Jenner changed his name to «Caitlin» and began to use the pronoun «she». After a series of cosmetic surgeries, Caitlin Jenner debuted as a model on the cover of fashion magazine «Vanity Fair», which was shot in strict secrecy. Until that moment no one saw a new kind of Jenner, and her appearance became a sensation.
On the page Caitlin Jenner in Twitter has signed up more than a million people in just four hours, breaking the record of us President Barack Obama.
Kathleen Jenner: personal life
Prior to his sensational becoming a woman-Jenner managed to marry three times. His first wife was
In April 1991, Bruce married
Kathleen Jenner: TV shows
- Music don’t stop
- A Golden moment: a love Story at the Olympic games
- White tiger
- Silver spoon
- Learn to read
- American athletes
- Keeping Up With The Kardashians
- Jack and Jill
- I’m Kate
Kathleen Jenner: photo