Athletes are always vulnerable to risk and injury that is often heightened during pregnancy. When she found out that she and her fiancé, former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay, were expecting, Hastings remembers thinking, My God, what’s happening? How have you been able to juggle all your projects while preparing for a wedding, AND preparing for the 2020 Olympics? How would you describe your journey to becoming a two-time Olympic gold medalist? Sprinter Allyson Felix, whose six Olympic gold medals include the 2016 4×400-meter relay on a team that included Hastings, struggled with complications during her pregnancy last year and had to have an emergency C-section. Athletes go into coaching and sticking around sports. In deciding on child care post-baby, Hastings says she and her fiancé have had some pointed exchanges. Woodson is sensitive about using words such as weight. We have chosen to have our wedding on the late May bank holiday weekend – and because of that, we’re making the most of the long weekend and are having a two day celebration! From that, with my workout Wednesdays on my YouTube channel, I’m definitely looking to expand the content on my channel from everything talking about my cosmetics brand, life as an athlete, and working towards getting on television, I would like to do some sports commentating in the future. One of the reasons I’m able to celebrate those medals is because I know what it took to get there.

“I’m not the first woman who has thought about family versus career,” Hastings said. This is not only because of the recent spotlight on black maternal health but also because “the tropes about black women’s femininity and sexuality within athletics have been so tied to ideas of their bodies.” Pregnancy pushes back at larger stereotypes about what is feminine, and what sport does to femininity. “But I don’t know any man who has to make that choice, you know?”. Obviously, I have altered some of her workouts” to make sure they’re not overly demanding. Darryl Woodson of Training Ground Elite in Round Rock, Texas, has been working with Hastings for more than seven years. He became disciplined about keeping their same routines early on.

Le 27 février 2011, lors des Championnats des États-Unis d'athlétisme en salle à Albuquerque, elle signe la MPMA en finale du 400 mètres avec 50 s 83[1]. Hastings feels “blessed. “I didn’t get to this level by thinking it was impossible,” Hastings said. “My job relies on my physical abilities.” Everything she’s planned for the next phase of her life — building her 400M Diva cosmetic and beauty line, and her Natasha Hastings Foundation to advocate for women and girls in sports — was predicated on exiting track on her own terms. Natasha Hastings is the perfect example of that saying because both her parents were athletes and she came running quickly behind them. A bobblehead of Phoenix Mercury All-Star DeWanna Bonner features her holding her twin baby girls. What made you want to branch into the beauty world? Success runs down the line. And they largely don’t get maternity leave. In track, Hastings is familiar with the history of sprinter Marion Jones, who failed to qualify for the 2004 Olympics after giving birth the year before. Originally from Hastings, Natasha travelled around the world before settling in London to begin her TV career. Just that! Cookie Policy. Success runs down the line. As if I’m not doing enough, wedding planning is definitely on the horizon. Afficher les profils des personnes qui s’appellent Natasha Hastings. She can’t run if she doesn’t sleep. BOX 6533 GREENVILLE, SC 29607, Copyright @ 2018 SHEEN MAGAZINE All Rights Reserved, 2X Olympic Gold Medalist, Natasha Hastings Talks Her Track & Field Journey, Her Beauty Brand, & Preparing for the 2020 Olympics, The Impact of The COVID-19 Pandemic on Education & Sports in Florida, SHEEN Exclusive: Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle with VV Spot Founder, DeAndra Reasonover-Winjobi. À Osaka, elle termine septième de sa demi-finale avec le temps de 51 s 45, et dispute par ailleurs le premier tour du relais 4 × 400 m. Lors des sélections olympiques américaines de 2008, Natasha Hastings termine cinquième de la finale du 400 m et obtient sa sélection dans l'équipe du relais.

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Elle se révèle durant la saison 2003 en remportant la médaille d'or des Championnats du monde jeunesse, compétition mettant aux prises les meilleurs athlètes de moins de dix-huit ans. Trouvez la perfection en matière de photos et images d'actualité de Natasha Hastings sur Getty Images. Shaun crashed Natasha’s 27th birthday party in Brixton. Elle classe deuxième du 400 m en 49 s 84 et obtient ainsi sa qualification pour les Championnats du monde.