Olympic Channel Podcast

Christian Taylor: The triple jump king on his injury return

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Two-time Olympic champion and four-time world champion Christian Taylor is making his comeback to triple jump after an Achilles rupture a year ago, ended his hopes of defending his Olympic title at Tokyo 2020.

The American caught up with Ash Tulloch to discuss his journey back to competition and the challenges he faced along the way, including depression, doubt and questioning if he should continue in the sport at all.

Taylor shares why Kobe Bryant's Mamba mentality has helped him as he works towards the athletics world championships in Oregon and Paris 2024. Vulnerable, honest and inspiring. This is a meaningful and uplifting conversation you don't want to miss.