Welcome to Episode 54 of No Rain Date, your weekly local news podcast featuring exclusive interviews with people making a difference in the Lehigh Valley and beyond.
On this episode we’re pleased to welcome internationally known athlete and four-time U.S. Olympian, author, entrepreneur, motivator and health advocate Joetta Clark Diggs. This summer, Joetta will host her Determined to Reach Your Destiny (D2RYD) Speed, Agility & Track Camp at Saucon Valley High School in Hellertown. Joetta calls the Saucon Valley home and hopes to inspire young people here to reach for the stars, as she did throughout a career that spanned nearly two decades. “It’s not about making these students Olympians,” says Joetta. “It’s about making them the champions of their lives. That is way more important than being an Olympian.” Also important is family, and Joetta talks about hers–including her late father, public education reformer Joe Clark, of Lean on Me fame–as well as what it was like to compete in an Olympic trial with her sister and sister-in-law; her daughter Talitha, a Saucon Valley graduate who is now a track star at the collegiate level; and what she has planned for the future.
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