American multinational sportswear manufacturer, Nike has partnered with internationally acclaimed South African athlete Caster Semenya.
In a short documentary released by the company titled Birthplace Of Dreams, the world record breaker, Caster narrated her story. She grew up in a small village in South Africa called Ga-Masehlong, Polokwane, where it all started for her.
Also, she revealed through the documentary from childhood, she noticed how different she was from other kids. Even her sister used to tell she looks like a boy, but, she often laughed over it.
Furthermore, she has taken into coaching the next generation of South African athlete. Starting from children back in her village, teaching them the basic formulas of her sports. Hence, making it part of her dream to inspire to coach these kids to become world champions like her.
At the tail end of the documentary, one of the kids was asked who does she want to be when she grows up, and she responded ‘I want to be like Caster when I grow up’. Caster then told the kid, she is going to make sure that materializes.
Watch Birthplace Of Dreams, a collaboration between Nike and Caster Semenya below:
Caster has broken and set new records on the track, she won the 2016 Olympic gold medal, won another gold in the women’s 800 metres at the 2009 World Championships and several others.
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