Three Chicago Student Athletes Talk Sports, Mental Health

The Olympic Games may be over, but the conversation they sparked about sports and mental health continues, even among student athletes.

Simone Biles (center) cheers the performance of teammate Grace McCallum after she withdrew from the artistic gymnastics women’s final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo.
Simone Biles (center) cheers the performance of teammate Grace McCallum after she withdrew from the artistic gymnastics women's final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo. AP
Simone Biles (center) cheers the performance of teammate Grace McCallum after she withdrew from the artistic gymnastics women’s final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo.
Simone Biles (center) cheers the performance of teammate Grace McCallum after she withdrew from the artistic gymnastics women's final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo. AP

Three Chicago Student Athletes Talk Sports, Mental Health

The Olympic Games may be over, but the conversation they sparked about sports and mental health continues, even among student athletes.

When U.S. gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of several events at the Tokyo Olympics, mental health and the pressures athletes face were put front and center.

Reset talks to three local student athletes to hear their reactions to top athletes speaking openly about their mental health

GUESTS: Kaydin Bendford, basketball player at South Loop Elementary School

Haley Pitcock, volleyball player at Lane Tech High School

Henry Im, baseball player at Jones College Prep High School