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What happens when an athlete’s body is in peak condition but the mind is throwing flags? On Tremendous Upside, Women's Basketball Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw interviews some of the most fascinating stars in sports who, like Holdsclaw herself, have faced real mental health issues. Featuring conversations with athletes like Metta World Peace (formerly known as Ron Artest), Theo Fleury, Suzy Favor Hamilton, Briana Scurry and more, Tremendous Upside reveals a side of top athletes never shown in their highlight clips. Produced by American Public Media.
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Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace


Chamique talks with her childhood friend, NBA All-Star Metta World Peace, formerly known as Ron Artest, about anger, meditation and that infamous night in Detroit. World Peace grew up in the Queensbridge housing project, and found himself making millions in the NBA at 19. What happens when you achieve your dream, but you're not ready for it? You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram using @Tremendous_Pod. Find us on Facebook at You can follow Chamique Holdsclaw on Twitter and Instagram using @Chold1. Tremendous Upside is powered by you. Support the show with a donation at Visit to get resources, tips for talking about mental health, and more. If you or anyone you know is struggling, there's help available, any time. It's free and you'll reach a trained volunteer. You can reach the Crisis Text Line by texting the word HOME to 741-741, or call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. Check out our sponsors this week: Bevel - ThirdLove -
When they’re playing, they’re perfect: superstars at the top of their game. But when the crowds go home and the cameras turn off, there’s a side to athletes that people rarely see. Six-time WNBA All-Star Chamique Holdsclaw talks with top athletes about the realities of mental health in the world of sports. Coming January 13.
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