This episode of the Love What You Play podcast features Michael Smith, former captain of the UBC Rugby team and current Rugby Canada player.
Table of contents:
0:00 - Introduction
1:00 - Growing up playing sports
9:00 - Impact of being a multi-sport athlete
14:00 - What makes sport fun?
20:30 - Being a student-athlete
25:00 - Skills learned through sport
29:40 - The challenges of traveling
34:00 - Getting funding and support
37:30 - Bullying and harassment
43:00 - How important is winning?
47:00 - Specializing in one sport
53:00 - Recommendations for aspiring athletes
The interview featured on this episode of the Love What You Play podcast originally debuted on the For the Love of the Game free spring Virtual Summit 2020. To learn more about our upcoming summits and events with featured speakers, head to fortheloveofthegame.ca/events