Olympic Diver Steele Johnson On How Postponing The 2020 Games Is Forcing Some ‘Tough Decisions’
Competitive diver Steele Johnson won a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after competing with a broken foot. Since then, he’s been training to compete in 2020 in Japan, without the financial assistance of any major sponsors.
The 23-year-old says now that the Olympics have been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, he and his wife have some “tough decisions” to make about their future, and pursuing goals apart from his Olympic aspirations.
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“It’s been challenging, and we’ve had to really sit down and talk out how we’re going to go about pushing off these dreams another year to pursue this Olympic dream,” says Steele in the video above.
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