Hillary Clinton has the ‘endurance of a triathlete,’ says Michelle Kwan

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The signature image of the presidential campaign right now came from the 9/11 memorial event last weekend:

An “overheated” Hillary Clinton’s knees buckling, auguring a collapse while her entourage was placing her in a SUV to rush her for unspecified medical treatment at her daughter’s apartment.

Some have questioned her stamina and health in the days since.

But the Clinton machine has counter-messaged it.

The primary counter-messaging: the Clinton campaign releasing medical information, which established that she is in good health.

More anecdotally, campaign surrogates are affirming that diagnosis.

Michelle Kwan, a legendary American figure skater, spoke to around 70 people at a happy hour event in Downtown Jacksonville Wednesday, where she said “nobody who has more stamina” than Clinton, adding that the 68- year-old has “the endurance of a triathlete.”

Kwan, who joined the Clinton campaign the week the former secretary of state announced her bid, is in the midst of a two-day swing through Northeast Florida primarily focused on outreach to young voters.

Kwan spoke to students at Flagler College in St. Augustine and the University of North Florida in Jacksonville on Wednesday before the happy hour event.

On Thursday, she visits the University of Florida, before returning to Jacksonville to open an office for the Clinton campaign on Jacksonville’s Northside.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


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