Olympic Cauldron, Raven Saunders, Saunders discussed on Boston Public Radio Podcast
The olympic cauldron to kick off these games. Can you tell us what that moment was like. And what it meant to you. Definitely i think the greatest moment of my career definitely For me means more than winning. A grand slam. I felt such a great honor for me. I felt like my mom was so happy. And that's one of my biggest things to make my mom happy and for me. Yeah couldn't have dreamed of bigger occasion. I guess if mom's happy everyone is out on the congratulations. Thank you for. I love you also answer that interview training. 'cause you know how she got back in form after having so much of a layoff people now. She didn't play for a while because some mental health issues to. She said she felt like a giraffe. Really great i loved your line. Twenty two if mom's happy everybody's happy. That was that was terrific. The other thing. I was going to ask you We've talked a lot about their concerns about people raising this taking a knee during the olympics. We know that United states the shopowner american shop a raven saunders. put her arms into an x. Over her head and that might have been a breach of the rules. Tell us about a raven. Saunders and also talk about it there have been many protests at all. I if so i. I don't know much about him. Yeah there really haven't been too many. I think there's been a couple displays. Believe i wanna see like the. I know the australian. I think women's national team for soccer unfurled. I believe prior to the match Aboriginal flag or they did something to honor the indigenous people. I'll australia. I want to say it might have been handed out. Took a knee prior to the match like during to show solidarity against racism should have been some subtle mostly women. I should point out raven. Saunders was probably the one that is getting the most attention because it was on the podium which was against ioc rules..