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First nonbinary champion on feeling accepted, wanted in sport

October 05, 2022

An Indiana native has placed their footprints in the not-yet hardened pavement of a future in sports. Organizations and leagues continue to evolve policies in opening categories of competition with respect toward varying gender identities. In August 2022, Sebastian de Jong of Indianapolis became the first-ever nonbinary competitor and winner at USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals. Hear de Jong's reflections on that experience and their encouraged vision for the path forward in their conversation with Drew Blair.

Find Sebastian de Jong on Instagram @sebe_d

You can follow Drew Blair @fitting_indy