Kaleigh Gilchrist is a professional water polo player and a professional surfer from the US. In college she became a National Champion in both sports and is now also an Olympic Champion and a 2x World Champion in water polo together with Team USA.
In this episode we speak about:
- How Kaleigh developed a love for sports at a young age
- Her journey to becoming a professional athlete in not only one, but two sports
- Some of the tough things she’s had to deal with after a terrible accident at the World Championships in South Korea in 2019, and how this experience has impacted her
- How she wants to show people the fun side of sports and feels encouraged to pass on the legacies of her three biggest inspirations and mentors in sport: her dad, her old coach Barnett and Kobe Bryant
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