Coming Up on the Podcast: St. Louis Native and Olympic Athlete Deanna Price

On December 23rd, The Sports Take Lunch Break & Office Essentials will have the honor of hosting one of the greatest athletes that St. Louis has ever produced. Her name is Deanna Price. She is originally from Troy, Missouri and was born in 1993. After working her way up through the collegiate ranks at Southern Illinois University and winning back to back hammer throw NCAA titles, she made the 2016 USA Olympic Team and competed in Rio. Deanna followed up that tremendous accomplishment by then winning the gold medal at the 2019 World Championship last summer in Qatar. She is also the female American record holder for hammer throw (256 ft. 8in.) and has the 4th longest throw in world history.

She’s currently gearing up for the Olympic Trials in June 2020 as she looks to make her second Olympic team and hopefully bring back a medal from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

To learn more about Deanna and her incredible accomplishments, here are some additional news articles on her:

Team USA Bio

STL Today



The Southern

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Andrew is 33 years old. He was born in a town with a population less than 150 people, west of St. Louis, MO.  He is married with a 1-year old son, Jude. Andrew was a self-proclaimed nerd before it was cool to be one, and is an avid fan of Liverpool Football Club, the St. Louis Blues & Los Angeles Lakers.  He can name every Beatles album in chronological order of release. Marvel>DC, but Batman>Everyone. Andrew spent 10 years in restaurant management before joining Office Essentials as a Strategic Account Manager and Editorial Writer.

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