July 27, 2020

Be True to Yourself – Jamila Gale-Agans (Mini Episode 25)

In this Episode

This week special guest host Vanessa Foerster interviews Jamila (Jay) Gale-Agans, an age group triathlete, triathlon coach and member of USAT’s women’s committee. Jay discusses her history in the sport and the impediments she faced entering the triathlon world due to the complexities of hair care as a woman of color. Jay describes how her hair became a limiter in her life and her ultimate decision to cut her hair short and immerse herself in triathlon. Plus information on how we can increase representation of BIPOC in the triathlon space.

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