#031 - Mayfield Vashti-Roberts and Keira Gotrell are both black high school rowers from Washington and New Jersey, respectively.
In this episode, they talked about:
What made Mayfield stay with rowing [3:57]
Mayfield’s response to going to regattas and not see others that look like you [7:07]
What would Mayfield tell coaches to improve the experience of rowers of color [13:41]
What Mayfield says to other HS rowers who are thinking of leaving the sport [18:35]
… and much more.
To get in touch with Mayfield, please email him at [email protected]
To get in touch with Keira, please reach her on Instagram @keiragotrell
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