The CUSP Show
About This Show
The CUSP Show lifts the lid on the business of sports, through interviews with the executives, entrepreneurs and personalities who make the industry tick.
Produced by staff and students of the Columbia University Sports Management program, and hosted by faculty members and sports business grandees Joe Favorito and Tom Richardson.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 89: Bringing the Paralympics Into the Mainstream
Josh George, World Champion Paralympic runner and motivational speaker, joins Joe and Tom for a conversation on his groundbreaking athletic work. At the age of four Josh traded in walking for rolling and then turned those wheels into wings, constantly striving to move faster. Josh has won five Paralympic medals, is a six-time world champion, world record holder, and has won multiple major marathons. Along the way he has become a sought after motivational speaker, and an entrepreneur. In his journey Josh spreads the message of inclusivity, maximizing your potential, and, above all else, the idea that we must keep moving fast.
In this episode, Josh talks about his past career as a Paralympian and his new one as a motivational speaker. Josh also talks about the changing role of Paralympic representation and he shares some key life lessons! Be sure to follow Josh on Twitter @JsGeorge
The CUSP Show is a production by the faculty of Sports Management at Columbia University. You can get in touch with the program on Twitter @CU_SPS_Sports Our presenters are Joe Favorito (@Joefav) and Tom Richardson