We have a legend in the house this week! It’s part one of our interview with Sydney 2000 gold medalist Laura Wilkinson. In this episode Laura explains how the sport works — and something unusual that a lot of divers have in common.
She also has her own inspirational podcast called Hope Sports where she interviews athletes about their journeys on and off the field, their successes and their struggles. We highly recommend it!
We also talked about that epic moment from the Seoul 1988 diving competition, when Greg Louganis smacked his head on the board–and still won the gold.
Plus some Tokyo 2020 mascot updates and a little slice of TOFU!
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Photo courtesy of Laura Wilkinson.
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