Allyson Felix's Transformation Since The Nike Fallout

The Lead

Jul 19 2021 • 16 mins

U.S. track and field legend Allyson Felix is on the way to her fifth Olympic Games after qualifying for the 400 meter and the 4 x 400 meter relay. She and her 2-year-old daughter Camryn also stole the show (and kinda broke the Internet) at the Olympic Trials last month with an incredible display of cuteness after the race. The Athletic's Kavitha Davidson -- our very own former co-host! -- recently spoke with Felix about her incredible journey to qualifying for the Tokyo Games, and how her high-profile falling out with Nike two years ago transformed her from a quiet, eyes-on-the-prize runner to an advocate for mothers -- and now a businesswoman who says her new shoe company aims to do things differently.

Read Kavitha Davidson's full story about Allyson Felix:

https://theathletic.com/2702778/2021/07/13/i-hope-that-women-just-realize-their-worth-allyson-felix-bolstering-her-legend-status-by-fighting-for-mothers/

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