August 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
amputee, bacterial infection, basketball, blacksburg, carleena angwin, coach, d 1, division 1, football, frank beamer, hero's journey, hokie hardwood club, hokie sports, hokies, howard county, joseph campbell, marriotts ridge high school, maryland, meningococcal meningitis, motivational speaker, rayna dubose, tennessee, the carleena show, varsity, virginia, virginia tech, virginia tech athletics, virginia tech women’s basketball, youth
In 2002, Rayna DuBose was a star athlete on Virginia Tech Women’s Basketball team when she was diagnosed with a rare bacterial infection and lost her four limbs.
In today’s episode, Rayna recounts her journey and discusses the mentors who encouraged her to get back in the game and share her inspirational story with others.
Rayna has been recognized with many prestigious awards in sports and has appeared in several national news outlets. Among them: HBO Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, CBS Sports, the CBS Early Show, and local news stations. Currently, she is a basketball coach and motivational speaker. She has keynoted events with NCAA schools, youth leadership groups, doctors, troubled youth, fortune 500 companies, etc.
The Carleena Show Podcast | https://carleena.net/podcast/ | Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey | Hosted and Produced by Carleena Angwin | Video Editing and Graphic Design by http://stevenllorca.com/