Down The Line

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

February 14, 2021 Host Roy Austin & co-Host Chris P. Season 1 Episode 5
Down The Line
Episode Five - Omar Craddock, Pan American Games Gold Medal Triple Jump Winner
Show Notes

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- Welcome
2:00- Your Olympic Dreams
3:00- The USA needs to pay attention
5:00 - We are all people
7:00- COVID  hurt training 
10:00 - We rely on competitions
12:00 - No Hugs, High Fives or Hand shakes
15:00 - What was Florida like as a freshman?
17:00 - Figuring out life as a freshman on campus
18:00 - First Major Gold Medal at Pan Am Games
20:00 - Bring Vaseline to Peru 
22:00 - My Coach, The Great Al Joyner
24:00 - National Track and Field League in the USA?
26:00 - Track-town Summer Series 
30:00 - Hard to be a Track and Field Pro
34:00 - 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.com
https://omarcraddock.webs.com


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