Running on San Jose State’s Men's Cross Country Team, Competing Post-Collegiately on a Track Club, and Launching Asian Athlete Spotlight with Garrick Chan
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In this episode, host Justin Hong interviews Garrick Chan about his athletic journey, running career, and Asian Athlete Spotlight, which showcases Asian athletes in a variety of sports.
During the interview, Garrick talks about his backstory, growing up in the Bay Area, and when he started running (2:08), his high school running experience at Saratoga High School - including being the captain and one of the top runners on the team (4:52), and the highlight of his school career (9:40).
He also talks about walking onto the San Jose State men's cross country team (11:40), what his daily routine looked like as a D1 college athlete (15:00), and his career highlight as a collegiate runner (17:11).
Garrick also discusses his post-college running pursuits and running for track clubs (20:46), his long-term aspirations for his running career (24:25), what inspired him to launch Asian Athlete Spotlight and the purpose of the community (29:05), and much more.
Garrick Chan - San Jose State Men's Cross Country Profile Page
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