36 minutes | Feb 21, 2021

Episode Six - Marissa King, Olympic Gymnast for Team Great Britain

Thank you for stopping by Down The Line presented by Varsity Sports Spotlight.Roy Austin from Austin and Chris P. take the show to Great Britain. We interview Marissa King, Team Great Britain Olympic Gymnast.  We talk  to our Olympic hopeful about, Marissa's prep career in England, her Olympic Journey, 11 time All American as a Florida Gator and how COVID has hurt gymnastics, unlike most major sports in the USA. Marissa has a wealth of knowledge that she drops on us and fills our listeners in on what it takes to become an Olympic Gymnast at the highest level.  Get this, she is in Austin, Texas and available to coach your kids. Tune in now.1:00 - Welcome 2:00 - Why are you in Austin, TX?4:00 - Marissa is training Gymnast in Austin5:00 - National Elite Gymnastics- Austin7:00 - How do you overcome fear?9:00 - I love gymnastics 11:00- Gymnastics is a brutal sport 13:00- Difference of Gymnastics in US vs UK15:00- Just play to get an opportunity 16:00- Florida, Stanford or UCLA19:00- Your favorite event, The Floor21:00- Most nervous event 23:00- Current state of gymnastics 26:00- Staying inspired during COVID 28:00- You need to hire Coach Marissa King31:00- Marissa is a natural with Geography 32:00- Never give up, Keep fighting35:00- Next WeekWe wish Marissa and Team Great Britain the best of luck this year.You can follow and support Marissa King@https://www.instagram.com/thebritriss/https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parents-gymnast-workshop-tickets-140891194355To 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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