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One Weight Lifter’s Transformative Journey to Achieving Her Olympic Quest

In 2018, weight lifter Mattie Rogers found out that her weight class wouldn’t be part of the Tokyo Games. To chase her Olympic dream, she had to go to extraordinary lengths.

USA Weightlifting Olympic Team Trials Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/Getty Images


In 2018, weight lifter Mattie Rogers found out that her weight class wouldn’t be part of the Tokyo Games. To chase her Olympic dream, she had to go to extraordinary lengths. Here’s her story.

Host: Rodger Sherman
Guest: Mattie Rogers
Associate Producers: Erika Cervantes, Lani Renaldo
Additional Production Supervision: Ben Glicksman, Noah Malale, Arjuna Ramgopal
Fact Checker: Dan Comer
Talent Booker: Allyson Turner

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