Aug. 1, 2021 - Do we expect too much from Olympic athletes? Aug. 1, 2021

from Cross Country Checkup from CBC Radio· ·

With Simone Biles's decision to exit two Olympic events, suddenly the world's top gymnast appears vulnerable. Some are calling it her greatest Olympic achievement — one that could revolutionize elite competition and choices made by Olympic athletes. Our question this week: Do we expect too much from Olympic athletes? What did you do when expectations got too intense?



With Simone Biles's decision to exit two Olympic events, suddenly the world's top gymnast appears vulnerable. Some are calling it her greatest Olympic achievement — one that could revolutionize elite competition and choices made by Olympic athletes. Our question this week: Do we expect too much from Olympic athletes? What did you do when expectations got too intense?