The Drive Phase

Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle

May 03, 2021 Dalton Myers / Fedrick Dacres / Traves Smikle Season 3 Episode 14
The Drive Phase
Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle
Show Notes

In this episode, Olympic Discus throwers Fedrick Dares and Traves Smikle discuss their career as professional athletes. The Jamaicans share their plans for the 2021 season and how they overcome struggles to be at the top of the event. Traves and Fedrick talk about their brotherly bond outside of the ring but their fierce competition over the years. 

They also speak about:

  1. The role of coach Julian Robinson on their lives
  2. Overcoming injuries over the years
  3. The impact of the annual High School Boys and Girls Athletics championship on their career
  4. Advice for young athlete who wants to become a professional athlete

Both Fedrick and Traves share their top three most memorable moments in their career so far as well as their worst moments as professional throwers.

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