march 1st, 2021
Lex talks about his life, motivation and passion for what he does. “No need for sight, when you have a vision”.
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.
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.
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.
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!
executive athletes Podcast with ken lubin
October 30th, 2020
Ken talks with Paralympic Athlete, Lex Gillette and discuss his hard-won journey to excellence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
standing on the shoulders of giants podcast
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Athlete Maestro Podcast - june 10th, 2020
Lex talks about the importance of vision and creating goals with Tola Ogunlewe.
choose inclusion podcast #BlackVoicesMatter - June 3rd, 2020
Choose Inclusion uses their platform to bring Black Voices from every walk of life to their audience.
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.
Team Panasonic: Progress Powered by Passion
January 8th, 2020The 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!
KILL CLIFF PODCAST - OCTOBER 16th, 2018
Lex talks about when he realized he was losing his sight, his Paralympics experiences, and much more.