Steeple queen Emma Gee joins the show! Emma is currently a Track & Field athlete at Temple University and was on BYU’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams from 2015-2019. BYU’s honor code forbids homosexual behavior. Emma shares her inspirational story on becoming the first openly LGBTQ+ athlete in the history of BYU.
Olympic, Oregon, and Professional Track & Field Reporter, Chris Hansen, joins the show. Tune in to find out what the next couple months of cross country and track & field could look like! We cover everything from the delayed NCAA XC season to the 2021 Olympics.
Puma professional triple and long jumper, Yanis David, joins this week’s episode of Bleav in Track & Field! The University of Florida alum shares her remarkable journey from Guadeloupe to becoming a two-time NCAA Champion, four-time SEC Champion, school record holder, Honda Sport Award winner, and Bowerman Finalist.
Lisa is joined by Ezra Frech, Paralympic track & field athlete, Angel City Sports co-founder and motivational speaker for this inspirational episode of Bleav in Track & Field! Ezra shares his experience in the sport, what he attributes to his success and so much more! Support Angel City Sports here: http://angelcitysports.org/donate Follow Ezra on TikTok: … Continued
University of Minnesota announced they will be cutting their Men’s Track & Field team upon the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year. Asics Pro and Gopher alum, Obsa Ali, explains what is happening, what the program has meant to him, and what people can do to help! Help reinstate the program here: https://linktr.ee/reinstateumnmenstf Follow Obsa … Continued
Lisa is joined by Nike Pro and 400m specialist, Wil London. The Waco, Texas native and Baylor University alum shares what he thinks is the most overlooked aspect of a sprinter’s training, what he attributes to his success, and what career he would choose if he was not a sprinter!
Liam Fayle, Director of Creative Marketing at HAWI Management, a track & field sports agency, joins the show. Liam shares how athletes in the sport can make more money, what their agency looks for in athletes, and how track & field athletes can obtain non-footwear partnerships to expand their revenue streams.
Penn State Track & Field and Cross Country Alum and now IBM Business Analytics Representative, Grace Trucilla, joins the show! Grace shares what her experience was like transitioning in and out of Division I running, the highs and lows of being a college athlete, how she successfully balanced internships with Nike and Congress, the impressive … Continued
Lisa is joined by Founder of The Virago Project and former pro and University of North Carolina volleyball player, Taylor Treacy. The Virago Project is a non-profit organization helping female athletes balance sport with life. Taylor talks about how athletes may deal with identity foreclosure and performance anxiety, explains why female athletes are susceptible to … Continued
Two of the eight former University of Arizona athletes who came forward to the Arizona Daily Star detailing a Track & Field program with a “rotten culture” join the show to share their stories. Thea Ramsey and Hannah Whetzel describe an environment where incidents of harassment were ignored, public weigh-ins were held weekly, injured and … Continued
Lisa Bennatan, a journalist and former Division I Track & Field and Cross-Country athlete at Happy Valley’s Penn State University, brings you a podcast on all things collegiate track and field!