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Ep 205: Pressure, Pain, And Kids’ Athletics

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Episode Summary

Linda Flanagan, author of Take Back the Game: How Money and Mania are Ruining Kids Sports, joins us to discuss how the competitive culture of kids’ sports can be damaging to both parents and teens.

This episode will be released to the public on 08-14-2022.

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About Linda Flanagan

Linda Flanagan is the author of  Take Back the Game: How Money and Mania are Ruining Kids Sports.

Linda is also a freelance journalist and researcher. Her writing on sports has appeared in The Atlantic, Runner’s World, and on NPR’s education site MindShift, where she is a regular contributor.  She is a founding board member of the New York City chapter of the Positive Coaching Alliance and a 2020–21 advisory group member for the Aspen Institute’s Reimagining School Sports initiative.

A mother of three and a lifelong athlete herself, Flanagan lives in New Jersey.

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