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Gabi Heard: Black and Puerto Rican Collegiate Rower Shares Importance of Visibility

Gabi Heard: Black and Puerto Rican Collegiate Rower Shares Importance of Visibility

Update: 2020-07-24
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#027 - Gabi Heard is a Black and Puerto Rican rower at Jacksonville University. 

In this episode, we talked about:

  • Gabi’s journey quitting and then returning to rowing [1:09 ]
  • What the transition was like between college rowing and high school rowing [5:15 ]
  • Tips for any high school athletes to keep focused on training during COVID [10:35 ]
  • “Has being a rower of color strengthened you to be a better rower?” [12:14
  • Gabi’s advice for younger rowers of color [16:03 ]
  • Why you should hire Gabi! [22:22 ]
  • On stereotypes in rowing [25:04 ]  

… and much more.

To get in touch with Gabi, please reach her on Instagram @gabi_heard

We hope that the conversation in this podcast helps us all in the rowing world -- no matter your race -- to unify the rowing sport through diversity.

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We hope you and yours are well. Stay safe.

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Gabi Heard: Black and Puerto Rican Collegiate Rower Shares Importance of Visibility

Gabi Heard: Black and Puerto Rican Collegiate Rower Shares Importance of Visibility