Guest Host Sean Cole talks to Leanne Shapton about training for the Olympic trials for swimming, and what it means to be "pretty good" and then walk away from her sport. She still has a feel for the water – a knowledge of under-water space.
Robin Wadsworth has always had baseball on her mind. At 12, she became a star pitcher - on a boys team. After graduating college, she felt the call to the baseball diamond again, and worked on a minor league team before she was lured away by the call of big business.
Recently, Robin returned to baseball as the CEO of a small collegiate team.
When Rovel Sparkes was growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, soccer created community in his neighborhood. Now Rovel does the same by offering a free camp in Oakland. We hear also from 11-year-old Keanu Dobo-Bracy, a camper and unofficial "coach!"
Andrew Lovedale plays for Davidson College. Last year, he helped his team make it to the Elite Eight. But since he was a freshman, Andrew has had another project. He's been collecting his teammates' gently worn sneakers to take home to Nigeria.
year with a mixture of appreciation and regret. Don made it to the NFL, but like many young players, injuries curtailed his dreams. Don had another dream, though. After he left the Redskins, Don found his way back to college, and these days he pours his physical energy into his first love, sculpture.