World Champion Lex Gillette – The Journeyman, and Inspiring Young athlete, Mitch Smedley, The apprentice, Talk Olympics, Goals and Having a Vision
And this podcast we catch up with Lex Gillette, a four-time Paralympian with numerous awards. Lex is competing and training 5 days a week and has his vision set on Tokyo Japan in 2020.
Joining us in the studio is Mitch Smedley, an inspiring young athlete who is headed out to Colorado Springs for the Emerging Stars Camp.
Lex, the Journeyman, gives advice and encouragement to Mitch, the Apprentice. Lex talks about having a vision and how the vision can make everything else fall into place. You would think that 3 gold medals, 3 silver and 2 bronze would top Lex’s accomplishments; however, wait till you hear about his Ikea project with Airahttps://aira.io/.
You can find out more about Lex Gillette on the web at lexgillette.comand check out our previous podcast with Lex Gillette – World Champion Lex Gillette: No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision.
You can find out more info about the USABA Emerging Stars ID Camp on the web.
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