Triathlete Auctions Herself Off , Gets Few Takers

The eBay bidding war for a dinner date with U.S. triathlete Jenna Shoemaker sadly turned out to be just a minor skirmish. Not a popular item. With only five bids — the highest at $250 — her quest to earn extra money for training has to be labeled as a fail. Damn economy.

Jenna Shoemaker

But larger, more troubling issues linger. Shoemaker is being slammed on her Facebook page for selling herself so wantonly, and also for a joke she made there about stripping to earn money to support herself while training. She has fired back on both counts. Read more…