Appearances


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NBC 7 San Diego - Olympic Dreams: San Diego to Tokyo

July 5TH, 2021

Stephen Luke wraps ups his series Olympic Dreams by interviewing Lex.

Still shot of NBC 7's news team talking about Lex with image of Lex jumping at the 2021 Paralympic Trials.

Or you can listen to the entire interview on the Olympic Dreams: San Diego to Tokyo Podcast.

 

Speakinc podcast

June 11th, 2021

Lex Gillette discusses his triumphs and message 'No Need for Sight When You Have a Vision' with SpeakInc Partner Jeff Bigelow.

 

 

Career Competitor Podcast

April, 30th, 2021

Host Steve Mellor, talks to Lex about investing time and energy into the growth & development of himself the person, before then applying his efforts towards a competitive career. We learn about the power of a vision, one you believe in so much that the intentions to act happen without resistance.

ABC - World News Now

april 15TH, 2021

Lex is featured on ABC's WNN to talk about how "Winning never gets old!" Click here to see the interview in its entirety.

Animated image of Lex's April 2021 interview with ABC's WNN

 

ability magazine interview

february 13th, 2021

Ability Magazine features an interview with Lex where he explains how early challenges gave him the tools he needed to be successful, using a guide, and the postive impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act. You can read the entire feature here.

Awarenow magazine - feature & article

november 25th, 2020

Lex is excited to work with the fantastic magazine AwareNow. He's featured in the Heart Edition in an Exclusive Interview.

And in that very same edition he pens the first of what will be regular contributions to the magazine, entitled With My Sincere Appreciation. Read it here!

standing on the shoulders of giants podcast

november 2020

Lex talks to Aleks Krotoski about the challenge of adjusting to his circumstances at such a young age, the encouragement he received from his mother to maintain his independence, and about the process he uses to navigate the world and his chosen sport.

Sight School Episode 8: Living in a Pandemic Blind

September 24th, 2020

In this episode, Markeith, Lex and Joe discuss their daily interactions and some small struggles with social distancing, mask-wearing, and how to navigate Covid-19 as people who are blind and visually impaired.

Sight School Episode 10: Can You be Blind and Independent?

October 8th, 2020

In the episode, we discuss what independence looks like for people who are blind or visually impaired. Those who can't see can still live a productive without feeling as if they are a burden to those around them. We will share the skills and experiences we have gained over the years to help us be as independent as possible.

Envision - workout with no equipment

June 18th

Join Lex as he goes through how to do an intense workout with no use of any equipment. This video is part of the Envision Masterclass series.

 

NBC 7 San Diego - Jumping And Inspiring

May 19TH, 2021

Stephen Luke interviews Lex about the upcoming Paralympic Games.

Still shot of NBC 7's Steven Luke in front of a big graphic that says, "Olympic Dreams San Diego to Tokyo"

On the BALL! (Best Advice & Life Lessons) Podcast

April, 25TH, 2021

In this episode, host Srini Raghavan talks to Lex about lessons on courage in the face of extreme adversity, motivation, optimism, and being black while blind.

THE B-SUITE podcast

march 29TH, 2021

In this episode we speak with Lex Gillette, Paralympic medalist, world record holder and motivational speaker about how to live a life with real purpose.

different and able interview

january 4th, 2021

Interviewed by Different & Able's Executive Director, Kristina Spiropoulos, Lex shares his experience with blindness, highlights his athletic career, his love of sneakers, music, and his multifaceted life, on and off the field.

championship mindset podcast

november 18th 2020

Lex Gillettte joins us to discuss his journey from going blind at 8 years old, to becoming a world champion & Paralympic silver medalist in track & field.

Listen Here!

Beautiful Work Podcast with Dan Krikorian

October 16th, 2020

Dan sits down with Paralympic Athlete and World Record Holder, Lex Gillette. They discuss Lex's journey as a blind athlete, breaking the world record in the long jump, facing fear, building resilience, the power of music and sports, and much more.

Team USA FROM ERIN POPOVICH TO LEX GILLETTE, MEET 10 PARALYMPIANS WHO HAVE PAVED THE WAY FOR FUTURE TEAM USA ATHLETES

August 23rd, 2020

While there are countless people that have contributed to the rising of the Paralympic Movement, here are 10 athletes that have done a great deal to advance the movement.

kpbs - npr sports

AUGUST 9Th, 2020

Team USA Track and Field Paralympian Lex Gillette tells NPR how he's staying competition ready now that the 2020 Olympic Games have been put off by a year.

See a transcript of the  conversation here.

2021 Paralympic Track & field Trials

June 18th & 19th

Lex had a solid Paralympic Trial performance. Thanks to NBC for streaming the event.

You can watch two of Lex's jumps here. (If you want to fast forward, the first jump is at around the 25:40 mark and the second is near 47:30.)

On day 3, they streamed Lex's interview here. (The interview is at 64:40.)

Hey, and even though we gave you the times for Lex's appearances, there were a lot of great performances and interviews throughout the whole broadcast! Here's a list of all of the Track & Field and Swimming replays.

Team Panasonic - Lex Gillette and Panasonic's Seven Principles

May 3rd, 2021

Over 100 years ago, Panasonic founder Kōnosuke Matsushita established seven principles to guide the company as it grew and expanded. These are Contribution to Society, Fairness and Honesty, Cooperation and Team Spirit, Untiring Effort for Improvement, Courtesy and Humility, Adaptability and, lastly, Gratitude. Watch Lex speak to all seven!.

Alpha Hippie Podcast

April, 26TH, 2021

Lex talks about challenging people to see past their current reality as there is more to life than what is in front of their eyes.

Envision podcast

march 1st, 2021

Lex talks about his life, motivation and passion for what he does. “No need for sight, when you have a vision”.

Rise to the challenge podcast

february 1st, 2021

Lex Gillette joins Alex Burket on the Rise to the Challenge Podcast. Lex shows people that you can overcome any obstacles and accomplish your goals. They talk about the future of his career and how much more he has left.

executive athletes Podcast with ken lubin

October 30th, 2020

Ken talks with Paralympic Athlete, Lex Gillette and discuss his hard-won journey to excellence.

Pinable honors lex and national disability employment month

october 22nd, 2020

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. As part of the celebration over at PinAble, they featured Lex on their All Hand Q&A live stream.

Read more here!

The injured athletes club

august 27th, 2020

Even after Lex became an elite Paralympic track and field athlete, he faced injuries and other setbacks—including a long jump gone wrong on the world stage that required a near-instant recalibration, a story he retells dramatically on this week’s episode.

FOR THE LONG RUN W/ JONATHAN LEVITT

AUGUST 1ST, 2020

Join Jonathan and Lex as they discuss the delay of the Olympics and Paralympic games, his story, motivation, gratitude, and the meaning of life.

 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3hqnvInjD4ITLN3uP5PeXV?si=9lAo_2IRTjaKwoQt2LXnAQ&dl_branch=1


additional appearances


CALM PRESENTS THE SPARK - JULY 28th, 2020

Lex recounts his incredible journey on Calm’s new audio series The Spark, explaining the power of visualization.

Listen to Lex's story here! (Sign-in required)

The See-Through Podcast - JUly 9th, 2020

Lex Gillette (Blind Paralympic Athlete) joins the podcast to discuss being a world record holding long-jumper, the difference between having sight and having a vision, and his side project: singing.

Listen here!

Olympic Channel's hidden talents - june 5th, 2020

Lex talks about music and how it helps him to communicate with others. To listen to his original song 'Test of Time' in its entirety, view his #AskLex response here.

NBC 7 -  may 19th, 2020

The local NBC affiliate and reporter Todd Strain had questions about Lex and his growing collection of Air Jordans.

Read it here!


HAPPINESS IN PROGRESS w/ DANIELLE CRAIG- June 20th, 2018

Lex talks "Finding Vision" with Danielle.

Watch here.

LIMITLESS MINDS PRESENTS THE WAY THROUGH- July 25th, 2020

Trevor Moawad, a renowned Mental Conditioning expert and strategic advisor to some of the world's most elite performers, sits down with Lex Gillette and his guide Wesley William.

View the webinar here! (Sign-in required)

PRN: OUR ATHLETES- April 7th, 2020

Michael Rasile has conversations with Olympic Athletes, Hopefuls, and Legends on their story and path to the games. It only makes sense he would sit down with Lex and share his story.

Listen here.

DREAM BIG PODCAST w/ BOB GOFF & FRIENDS-July 24th, 2019

Lex talks with Bob Goff about what it means to Dream Big!

Watch here.


WOrds with friends HOSTED BY PHIL M. JONES  - July 31st, 2020

Vision: We talk quite a bit about seeing the big picture…a vision that will allow you to architect your own success.

Listen here.

the eyes free sports podcast  w/ Greg LIndberg - July 25th, 2020

In Episode 16 of the Eyes Free Sports podcast, we caught up with Lex Gillette, one of the top blind track and field athletes in the world and multiple-time beep baseball champion.

Listen here.

PRN: Airbnb Announces Summer Festival- July 16th, 2020

Lex joins other Olympic and Paralympic athletes for a summer filled with great experiences.

Learn more.

trackcast by triplejumpers- July 5th, 2020

Lex talks about the highs and lows of his career, what motivates him and how it is to jump without seeing. It's a really great episode.

Listen here.


Intel Newsroom Four Team USA Athletes Join Team Intel - June 22nd, 2020

Intel announced its support for four athletes who will represent Team Intel on the path to Tokyo 2020. These U.S. athletes are the first group to join Team Intel for the Tokyo Games: Lex Gillette (Paralympic track and field), Ashton Eaton (track and field), Nneka Ogwumike (basketball) and Noah Lyles (track and field).

Read more here.

Athlete Maestro Podcast - june 10th, 2020

Lex talks about the importance of vision and creating goals with Tola Ogunlewe.

Share's Learning in the time of coronavirus - June 10th, 2020

Lex shares what it’s like to be a paralympic athlete and a mentor.

Watch on Vimeo.

choose inclusion podcast  #BlackVoicesMatter - June 3rd, 2020

Choose Inclusion uses their platform to bring Black Voices from every walk of life to their audience.


american insurance / dreambank - madison - may 28th, 2020

Lex talks "Finding Vision" with Jake.

Watch on Facebook here.

Team usa - may 27th, 2020

Stuart Lieberman marvels at Lex's Jordan collection.

Read it here!

Experience to lead - may 18th, 2020

Michael Rasile has conversations with Olympic Athletes, Hopefuls, and Legends on their story and path to the games.

Watch on YouTube here.

RUNNER'S WORLD - MAY 17th, 2020

Lex has a sweet collection of kicks!

Read here!


The Hakim Group's HG-Wellness Webinar - may 12th, 2020

Gavin Rebello interviews in this webinar, "How My Total Sight Loss Gave Me My Vision."

Watch on YouTube.

ACB RADIO'S ADVOCACY UPDATE - APRIL 28th, 2020

Clark Rachfal asks Lex how he's coping physically and mentally with the delay of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.

Team Panasonic Progress POwered by Passion- January 10th, 2020

Panasonic believes in the promise and power of technology to improve people’s lives. Lex is proud to join Team Panasonic with Sakura Kokumai, Michael Phelps, and Katie Ledecky.

Read the announcement here.

Team Panasonic: Progress Powered by Passion

January 8th, 2020

The enemy of our next achievement is the view of our past success. #TeamPanasonic Lex Gillette’s untiring effort for improvement has him always reaching for more.

Read about Lex, Michael Phelps and the rest of Team Panasonic!


And to learn how Panasonic has helped create the US Olympic/Paralympic Museum, a triumph of both tech and inclusiveness, read here!


BLIND ABILITIES PODCAST - JUNE 22ND, 2019

Pete Lane and Jeff Thompson talk to Lex Gillette and discover what drives him to achieve such a high level of success.

View the full transcript here.

KILL CLIFF PODCAST - OCTOBER 16th, 2018

Lex talks about when he realized he was losing his sight, his Paralympics experiences, and much more.