Episode 414: English Gardner – 2x Olympic Medalist & Sprinter on Career Highlights and Mental Health

English Gardner is a sprinter for Nike who specializes in the 100m. She is a 2x Olympic medalist and a 2x US 100m Champion. At the University of Oregon, she won NCAA titles in both indoor and outdoor track.

In this episode, we hear a lot about her career and life on and off the track. We also hear a lot about her experience with depression and mental health struggles. She is so open and honest about her story in this episode. Thank you English for being willing to share your story!

What we talked about:

4:30- What we should all know about sprinting

6:15- Recapping English’s season

11:35- Being coached by her dad

24:30- Her struggles with mental health and depression and sharing it openly

37:50- What she feels like competing at age 30

50:05- Her parents being pastors

53:50- Her mom’s battle with breast cancer

57:00- What’s next

1:07:50- End of podcast questions

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