Jackson-Reed High School Prepares For Bermuda XC Challenge

'Competition / Camaraderie / Culture'

The 2023 Bermuda XC Challenge is fast approaching. 

On Saturday, December 2nd at the Botanical Gardens XC Course in Devonshire, Bermuda our second annual meet will commence. 

Ahead of the competition, from Jackson-Reed High School out of the District of Columbia, Coach Tia Clemmons and team members Nora Parsons, Arjun Bhat and Mark Suardi joined us to discuss what they're hoping to gain from the experience. 


Bermuda XC Challenge Pre-Meet Coverage

Interview Topics

  • 0:00 - Episode Introduction
  • 0:35 - Coach TC provides an overview of the team's season
  • 2:55 - The athletes describe their season highlights and their hopes for Bermuda
  • 5:10 - Coach TC outlines how this opportunity presented itself and how the team ultimately decided to attend the meet
  • 8:00 - The team members recap their efforts at NXR Southeast and how that sets them up well for Bermuda
  • 10:15 - Coach TC reflects on team building opportunities plus the meet's theme: Competition / Camaraderie / Culture
  • 12:50 - The athletes comment on how their training has been going of late and what their race day goals are
  • 14:50 - Coach TC looks ahead to the racing and explains what she expects from her team members
  • 16:30 - Episode Closing