On this episode of More Than An Athlete Hotline: Varsity Edition, NCAA Champion Paige Halstead sits down with our hosts for a discussion surrounding nutrition. Paige speaks on the challenges she faced as a woman NCAA athlete, struggling with bad eating habits and poor nutritional funding for women in sports. Later, More Than An Athlete of the Month, Zaila Avant-Garde joins the show as the first African-American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, sharing her Guinness World Record story.
More Than An Athlete Hotline: Varsity Edition’ is a collaborative platform for athlete mentors to inspire, motivate and share their experiences with high school athletes. Brought to you by UNINTERRUPTED x Champs Sports x Eastbay this series will feature an ‘athlete of the month’ to spotlight high school athletes across various sports who embody the “More Than An Athlete” spirit.