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Olympian Jennie Finch to compete in NYC triathlon

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From the softball field to the roads and waters of New York City, Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch is competing in the 2013 Aquaphor NYC Triathlon.

She spoke about what it takes to prepare to 1500m swim, 40k bike and 10k run in the race on Friday.

"The biking I'm nervous about. I live in Louisiana. I'm used to hills and turns," said Finch.

The Olympian trains in the morning before her three children-- 7, 2  and six months old-- are awake.

Of the three events, swimming was, at first, her weakness but "it's growing on me," said Finch.

The 13th annual Aquaphor New York City Triathlon is set for Sunday, July 14.

FOX 5  will air a highlight show on Sunday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m.

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