Second Life Podcast: Allyson Felix

Perhaps one of the most famous female athletes, 11-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix has made a name for himself on the track. At the age of 18, Felix won her first Olympic medal in Athens and then won her last in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where she won bronze. and yellow. Then, in the summer of 2022, Felix officially retired from his competitive running career with impressive, groundbreaking records, holding a total of 30 global medals — further cementing his position. her as one of this generation’s most beloved track and field athletes.

Unsurprisingly, Felix’s off-track success is equally remarkable. After struggling with an unfair sponsorship deal with Nike regarding pregnancy protections — or the lack of such protections — she made the enormous decision to part ways with the sponsor. his longtime support. Today, she is sponsored by Athleta. Allyson continues to push the industry forward, using her platform to inspire real impact as her activism led Nike to finally change their policy regarding protect pregnant athletes and new mothers — marking a historic shift in the industry.


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