Tag: athletes

  • ‘No longer the best’: Stanford athletes reflect on burnout

    Athletes recruited to Stanford, one of the nation’s most competitive athletic programs with regular NCAA championship wins and several Olympians, are used to being the best of the best at home. But for some, that exact talent pool turns dreams into dismay after they arrive on the Farm. “When you get to Stanford, you are…

  • Press Play: What makes a winning playlist for athletes?

    Press Play is a column that seeks to spotlight people of Stanford and the collections of songs that power them through their days. Each installation will feature different Stanford students, faculty members or affiliates and highlight a playlist that is meaningful to them and their experiences on the Farm. You’ve seen them on the pitch,…