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Topic: Podcast - November 15 2022
Episode 94. Blake Bolden- Breaking Down Racial Barriers in Ice Hockey!

Blake Bolden is a professional Ice Hockey player for the Boston Blades, where she won two national titles and works to pave the way in the sport for young African American girls such as herself. She is also an NHL reporter on ESPN and professional scout as well as a growth and inclusion specialist for the LA Kings! In this podcast, Blake discusses her journey with ice hockey from a young age to her mid-thirties and her struggles to fit in, accept who she was, and deal with the ups and downs that come with being an elite athlete. “Just tell yourself you can do this, you can be bold and face whatever fear, whatever doubt. Just face it, head on.” - Blake Bolden

By: Kate Tugman

VIS Creator™

& Zosia Bulhak

VIS Creator™

Topic: Podcast

November 15 2022

Transcript

Episode #94

Guest: Blake Bolden

“Breaking Down Racial Barriers in Ice Hockey”

[00:00:00] Stef: This week on the Voice and Sport Podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with Blake Bolden, the first black player to compete in the National Women's Hockey League, a current ESPN reporter for the NHL, as well as a professional scout an...