48 minutes | Feb 14, 2021

Episode Five - Omar Craddock, Pan American Games Gold Medal Triple Jump Winner

Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.Roy Austin from Austin and Chris P. bring the show to San Diego, CA. We interview Omar Craddock, Track and Field-Triple Jump Champion at the Pan Am Games and being ranked number one in the world in 2019-2020.  We talk  to our Olympic hopeful about, Omar's prep career, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field National Championships as a Triple Jumper at the University of Florida. COVID has hurt track and field, unlike most major sports in the USA. Why don't we have a national track and field league? We love Omar Goodness.You will love the good person Omar is and his beautiful perspective on life and his advice for young athletes. Enjoy!1:00- Welcome2:00- Your Olympic Dreams3:00- The USA needs to pay attention5:00 - We are all people7:00- COVID  hurt training 10:00 - We rely on competitions12:00 - No Hugs, High Fives or Hand shakes15:00 - What was Florida like as a freshman?17:00 - Figuring out life as a freshman on campus18:00 - First Major Gold Medal at Pan Am Games20:00 - Bring Vaseline to Peru 22:00 - My Coach, The Great Al Joyner24:00 - National Track and Field League in the USA?26:00 - Track-town Summer Series 30:00 - Hard to be a Track and Field Pro34:00 - Omar has a good perspective 38:00- Something you are good at 44:00 - Everything Takes Patience We wish Omar Craddock and Team USA the best of luck this season. You can follow and support Omar @:https://www.instagram.com/omargooddness/https://www.journeyglobally.comhttps://omarcraddock.webs.comTo be featured on Down The Line contact the podcast team on social media or email downtheline@vsspotlight.com. Follow us on social media.https://www.instagram.com/vssreplay/https://twitter.com/VSspotlighthttps://www.facebook.com/VSspotlightOr Visit https://www.vsspotlight.com
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