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2-Time Olympian Chris Benard reveals the brutal politics of track & field and chats about career coaching

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Chris Benard

Chris Bernard represented Team USA 9-times at 2 Summer Olympics, 4 World Athletics Championships, & 3 NACAC Championships as an elite triple jumper

Episode Description

Chris Bernard represented Team USA 9-times at 2 Summer Olympics, 4 World Athletics Championships, & 3 NACAC Championships as an elite triple jumper. While he's incredibly accomplished the lack of funding for USATFXC leave athletes like Chris figuring out ways to increase support for the sport. Additionally, mindfulness and coaching are important to Chris, so when his jumping career is over, lookout for an elite career coach entering the industry.

Episode Breakdown

0:00 - Intro

1:00 - Most forceful movement in sports

3:45 - Triple jumping for Chris

6:05 - Giving the triple jump more attention

8:42 - Athletes and social media

11:50 - Financing a track & field career

18:04 - Lac of funding in jumping

24:05 - Manifestation and mindfulness

27:07 - Career Coach?

31:18 - Athletic skills are applicable to the professional world!

37:07 - Outro

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