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Episode 89: LaChina Robinson | Women’s Basketball Analyst

Episode 89: LaChina Robinson | Women’s Basketball Analyst

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: LaChina Robinson
    • Stories and storytelling have always intrigued her and it’s one of the reasons that she was led to media
    • Hard to believe that it’s been 1o years she started in sportscasting
    • Mentors in her career even if they didn’t know that they were mentors include: Carolyn Peck, Bernadette (Bernie) McGlade and Robin Roberts has always been an inspiration
    • Has always loved watching sports and remembers as a kid watching all sports even figure skating and golf
    • Her connection to sports was always the competitiveness as she’s always been a competitive person
    • Growing up was tough at times because at the age of 14 she was 6’4″ and she never felt that she “fit in” which caused her to have low self-esteem
    • After being pushed into basketball, she would play at Wake Forest University under head coach Charlene Curtis
    • Worked within the Georgia Tech women’s basketball program before she started helping with being a color analyst and immediately fell in love with it
    • Never really pursued coaching because there was always this feeling of being only responsible for herself and having some freedoms in a sense
    • Lives2Inspire is her Instagram handle and her motto which reminds her every day of her purpose
    • Words of Wisdom from LaChina Robinson:
      • “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb because there’s where the fruit is.”
      • “Stand for something or fall for anything.”

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Featured Image Photo Credit: LaChina Robinson | Instagram

About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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