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Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries and the Fight Against Abusive Coaching

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One Olympic athlete is changing the system and helping others to stand up against negative coaching and abuse.

Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries won her third Olympic gold medal at the 2022 Beijing Games. But, for the first time, instead of singing along to “O Canada” during the medal ceremony, Humphries belted out the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner.” She left Team Canada in 2018, after she says her federation failed to act on her allegations of verbal and mental abuse against the team’s coach. Now Humphries is hoping her story will help reform the Olympic system and help other athletes stand up against negative coaching and abuse.

About The Long Game:  On The Long Game, we highlight stories of courage and conviction on and off the field. From athletes who are breaking barriers for women and girls to a Syrian refugee swimmer who overcame the odds to compete at the Paralympics, The Long Game examines the power of sport to change the world for the better. The Long Game is hosted by Olympic medalist and change agent Ibtihaj Muhammad as she guides the series around the globe to meet athletes who are fighting for change.  See All Episodes

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