Sports Spectrum Magazine Summer 2021

NEW PODCAST: Christa Dietzen, Former U.S. Olympic Women's Volleyball Team Captain (Part 2)

THIS IS EPISODE 179 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST

Christa Dietzen is a two-time Olympic volleyball player with Team USA. She was a co-captain on the 2012 team that captured silver in London and the 2016 team that won bronze in Rio.

She was selected to join the U.S. national team roster in May 2009. Prior to that, she led Penn State University to back-to-back NCAA championships in ’07 and ’08. She was the 2007 Big Ten Player of the Year.

Dietzen retired from volleyball following the 2016 Olympics, and is now a public speaker, encouraging and sharing her testimony and story to others.

In Part 2 of our two-part podcast, Dietzen shares the emotional journey of her first Olympic experience in London at the 2012 Games, returning to the 2016 Games in Rio, retiring at the age of 29, and how her platform has led her to sharing and speaking about her faith testimony to others.

You can follow Dietzen on Instagram here.

Listen to Part 1 with Dietzen here.