Let’s Play Tennis!

Gigi Merino interviews her dad, Robert Merino. He talks about his adventures from living in Costa Rica when he was a young boy, to wanting to be a professional athlete! He mentions his loving father and how he wanted to...

Should College Athletes Get Paid?

We discussed Dylan's background and his opinions on whether or not college athletes should get paid and the reasons behind them.

Ashley interviews her gymnastics coach, Lauren.

In this interview at a church gym in Middletown on November 27th, 2017, Lauren Coleman, Ashley Wang’s long-time gymnastics coach, talks about her experiences with the sport. She also provides her insight on the sport itself, and some words of...

Peter Sell and Aidan Bennett

Aidan Bennett (17) talks with Peter Sell (18) about being a senior in high school during this pandemic as well as the rest of his life.

The Great Talk!!

In this interview you will hear about what my Mother's life was like as a child and what shaped her to be the women she is today. Also you will hear about how my birth affected her. This is for...

Trevor Coburn
December 9, 2022 App Interview

Trevor Coburn describes growing up with Spina Bifida and the effects of it on him as a person and as an athlete.

Paul L. A. Reneau and Murray Pierce

Friends, Murray Pierce (66) and Paul L. A. Reneau (61), talk about their experiences as former athletes at the University of Montana, membership with the Black Student Union, athletic career, and living in Missoula, Montana.

Michael the burnt chicken nugget

Michael talks about life as a track star, being adopted and how he looks like a burnt chicken nugget.

Christian Taylor and Stephanie Taylor

Christian Taylor (30) talks with his mother, Stephanie Taylor (60), about his experience as an Olympic athlete. Christian talks about his event, the triple jump, and some of his challenges and accomplishments in the event. Stephanie shares what it is...

Pursuing your dreams

We shared some experiences of how to manage a career as an athlete

Liz and Ashriel- 11/30/22

I Liz Nelson 18 years old interviewed my friend Ashriel Dixon we discussed his childhood, family, religion, and experience as an athlete.

Interview and learning with Jack Larson

me and my big brother jack talk about a couple things about himself and what he has learned

Nosakhere Griggs and Sarah Padgett

Nosakhere Griggs (28) shares with his friend Sarah Padgett (25) about his time growing up and playing in the woods of Atlanta, competitive sports, family, meditative state of fishing, how one achieves, working at a correctional facility and being an...

K A and Farrah Aburaad

K A (30) and Farrah Aburaad (29) discuss parenting, Islam, and how they want to present Islam to their children.

DaSilva, ENGL 108-S Extra Credit

The perspective of a Division I collegiate student athlete on school and sport.


Diego came to Durham, NC from Peru as a 15 year old. After taking a feminist studies class and reading It Gets Better he comes out to his family.

Jon Fried and David Luedeka

Jon Fried (60) and close friend David Luedeka (55) talk about their friendship and Jon's connection to Innisfree Village.

The life of an Athlete

During the interview we talked about how difficult the transaction from a high school athlete to a college athlete was. We also talked about his social and school life. Lastly we talked about his supporters and his experience.

Patrick Groulx and Helen Rubinstein

Patrick Groulx (69) talks to StoryCorps Facilitator Helen Rubinstein (28) about his theory of “The Human Thermostat,” about overcoming his dyslexia, being an athlete at the Humana National Senior Games, 2011.