This podcast features Teacher of Physical Education and Fitness Teresa Edwards, a five-time Olympian and a four-time Olympic gold medalist—in 1984 she became the youngest basketball player to win a gold medal and in 2000 the oldest to win gold—a two-time All-American basketball player, the University of Georgia retired her jersey number, one of only three players to receive that honor. She scored 1,982 points playing for the Cairo High School Syrupmakers and in 1982 was named Georgia High School Player of the Year. She is the author of Black Gold, in which she shares her story of Olympic success and challenge and how she helped lead the USA women’s basketball squad to gold at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Profoundly influenced by the many strong women in her family and life, Teresa is a leader, a coach, and an inspiration. 


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Direct download: Trinity_-_T_Edwards_v201.mp3
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