Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born October 28, 1949), formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. Weldon, who had coached Olympic decathlete Jack Parker, convinced Jenner to try the decathlon.Jenner was a college football player for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury that required surgery. After intense training, Jenner won the 1976 Olympics decathlon event at the Montreal Olympic Games, Jenner has six children from marriages to wives Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson, and Kris Jenner.Her name and gender change became official on September 25, 2015. Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, Jenner was in fifth place in the men's decathlon, behind Steve Gough and Andrew Pettes.All Olympic events and medals are for men's events and prior to her public gender transition. Needing to make up a 19-second gap on Gough in the men's 1500 metres, Jenner qualified for the Olympic team by running a fast final lap, finishing 22 seconds ahead of the other runners.truth, so I knew he should be afforded the dignity to reveal that truth on his own time and in the way he sees fit.I have respectfully kept his secrets private and would have taken his confidences to my grave had he not spoken out.
Bruce Jenner is reportedly writing a million tell-all book about Kris Jenner."For the first time, I knew what I wanted out of life and that was it, and this guy has it.I literally started training that night at midnight, running through the streets of Munich, Germany, training for the Games.The sharing of my experience is meant to enlighten and inform -- to lend a modicum of comfort and support for all those disenfranchised, struggling, discriminated against, searching souls.Bruce's story, and his struggle, is uniquely his; my experiences with Bruce are commensurately uniquely my own.Since 2007, Jenner has appeared on the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris, their daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and step-children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian.Previously identifying publicly as male, Jenner revealed her identity as a trans woman in April 2015, publicly announcing her name change from Bruce to Caitlyn in a July 2015 Vanity Fair cover story.The moment Bruce Jenner has been waiting for has arrived!Radar has exclusively learned that the former Olympian recently underwent full gender reassignment surgery, and is now legally considered a woman.Following is a brief history of my time with Bruce -- a life experience that shaped my existence immeasurably.Elvis) and I were watching the Summer Olympics that were being held in Montréal. " Elvis replied, "Yeah, sure, honey, over my dead body." I met Bruce Jenner at a celebrity tennis tournament three years later, in the spring of 1979.In the new season of Bruce Jenner’s sons, who have also rocked the long hair look, encourage him to throw a “Bruce on the loose” party to celebrate his split from controlling wife Kris.Other storylines from the new season of the Kardashian family’s reality show in the upcoming season include Bruce Jenner allegedly dating Kris Jenner’s former friend; Kris’s new, much younger, boyfriend; Kim Kardashian’s struggle to get pregnant again; Khloe Kardashian’s rocky relationship with rapper boyfriend French Montana; and Kourtney and Scott’s new baby boy, Reign Aston Disick, arriving.Meanwhile, Jenner has been under fire for shaving down his Adam’s apple, having his nails manicured, wearing diamond earrings, allegedly wearing sports bras and Spanx, and cross dressing.