“A motto we have, our thing is like being the bar like since we set the bar, how do we make the bar go higher?” – Lexi Shifflett

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In episode 66, of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Team USA Sitting Volleyball Paralympian Alexis (Lexi) Shifflett about her journey. In this episode, Lexi shares a lot about her youth, her growth not only as an athlete but as a person. The opportunity that led to her join Team USA Sitting Volleyball came one day while she was playing a standing game and she has not looked back since.

Towards the end, Lexi opens up about how she wished para-athletes received as much media attention as able-body athletes and the strives that are being made to change that.

Connect with Lexi Shifflett and follow her journey with The Team USA Sitting Volleyball as the prepare for the 2020 Olympics at the following links below.


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