“One of the things I’ve learned through each of my ACLs was your emotions are there for a reason, and if you don’t allow them to be felt you actually are not allowing yourself to heal” -Jordan Angeli ACL CLUB
In episode 35 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with former pro soccer player and now founder of The ACL Club Jordan Angeli about her journey. A journey that has developed into creating an impactful community, so no athlete has to go through an ACL recovery alone.
As a young athlete, Jordan’s story started with a humble beginning playing soccer. She wasn’t the best, but that helped build up a drive in her to create her opportunities on the field. With every dream comes adversity and Jordan faced it three times in the form of an ACL tear on the same knee throughout her soccer career.
Devasted, feeling every possible emotion Jordan wanted to create something she wished she had during her ACL tears, a community. She was already starting to get messages from her teammates and peers going through their recovery process; so the ACL Club was established. In the past few years, the ACL Club has become an inspiring community that making a tough situation a lot less lonely.
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