“Sport can create hope where there once was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination.” – Nelson Mandela
AUSTIN, Texas – FloSports honors the contributions of Black athletes, coaches and staff with a content program dedicated to Black History Month.
Throughout February, FloSports is sharing stories and interviews featuring Black athletes as we celebrate the immeasurable impact these influential and inspiring individuals have had on sports. Existing video content including interviews, films, documentaries and training videos featuring Black athletes, coaches and others will be made available in front of the paywall. New interviews and content is being created this month as well. Athletes will also take over select social media platforms to tell their own stories while providing our subscribers and followers a window into their lives as competitors, champions and leaders.
Highlights of Black History Month content programming from FloSports is included below and can be found here. Additional updates to be announced throughout the month.
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All films, documentaries and series featuring Black athletes will be made available for free in front of the paywall through February.
Mark Bader will interview prominent Black wrestlers live on The Bader Show. All existing video content featuring Black wrestlers including Jordan Burroughs, J’Den Cox, Kyle Conel, Daniel Cormier and others can be found here.
Interview with Troy University’s Charles “Coach O” Oliver to be published on February 17. Interview with Aly Conyers, University of California at Berkeley signee to Track & Field program, will be published on February 22. Interview with three-time Olympic Gold medalist, Tianna Bartoletta, to be published in late February. Premium training videos featuring Black athletes have been made available for free through February and can be found here. Additional content featuring Black athletes have been placed in front of the paywall as well.
Legends of the Game feature with Billie Harris is available now. FloSoftball Instagram takeovers have been scheduled with Nadia Taylor (February 9), Natasha Watley (February 10), Kiki Stokes (February 23) and AJ Andrews (February 28) with more to be announced. Additional content has been made available for free through February and can be found here.
Feature story on the first Black bowler in the Professional Bowlers Association who also won the Tournament of Champions can be found here.
Legendary Flagman, Doug Clark, from the Knoxville Raceway appears on the Loud Pedal podcast to discuss his experience as the first Black flagman at the track. Doug Clark flagged at 36th consecutive Knoxville Nationals and has passed the torch to his son. Listen to the interview here.
Additional Black History Month programming will be revealed throughout February.