Shake it then, shake it now, shake it forever
New documentary on HBO, narrated by Michael Phelps about mental health issues in former Olympians once the games are over. Both Sasha Cohen and Gracie Gold are featured, and Gracie is especially blunt. Please note that the documentary contains footage that is older (the late bobsledder, Steve Holcomb, is in it, and he died in 2017). It's a very good documentary, and it really shows the mental challenges so many elite athletes face. As an example, I used to just roll my eyes whenever I saw an article about Lolo Jones - this movie really helped me understand the mental trauma she has suffered and empathize with her.
In a typical year, more than 3.6 billion people globally tune in to watch the Olympic Games. What most of these viewers don’t know is that just like one in f...