Jessi Gabriel On Bringing The World Athletics Championships To Life

More Than Running

July 29, 2022

“I’m getting emotional thinking about it. He picked her up and they stood there for six minutes hugging. It was so so sweet… Just to see those moments where it’s a moment that nobody else got to witness…The joy that I was able to be a part of making happen was super special.”

On this episode of More Than Running, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jessi Gabriel to digest the magic that was the World Championships in Eugene. Get the complete inside scoop on what it takes to put on a World Championships in a small college town, what happens after the meet is over, and more! Jessi gives a deep dive into the work that happens behind the scenes to bring the final product we see in the stands and on TV. The World Championships are our sport at its best but it doesn’t happen without the work of so many individuals like Jessi Gabriel.

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