The Olympians Speak Out: Laurie Hernandez + Race Imboden

The Olympians Speak Out: Laurie Hernandez + Race Imboden

Coronavirus and Sports - April 13, 2020 - 30:53

Olympic athletes who had been training for the 2020 Games in Tokyo now face a daunting set of questions and obstacles as they begin another year of build-up for 2021. Which athletes won't make the cut because of the postponement? How will qualification work? What do these athletes do in the meantime while the world is at a standstill? Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Olympic fencer Race Imboden talk about what comes next for their 2021 ambitions.

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SI's Coronavirus and Sports podcast is bringing you stories and news updates about how the COVID-19 global pandemic is impacting the world of professional sports. Hosted by Luis Miguel Echegaray, this series will explore all the ways in which athletes, teams, leagues, fans, and everyone else in and around pro sports are dealing with the fallout from a completely unprecedented event. Listen every weekday as we all look to understand: What happens to sports when there are no sports?