PCA Founder and CEO Jim Thompson appeared live on air for an interview with host Josh Chetwynd, KGNU (88.5FM/1390AM). This episode of the show, titled The Real Deal in Sports: The Youth Industrial Complex, focused on the growing youth sports industrial complex. Elite youth sports have become a $15.3 billion industry that is changing the way kids play sports and how communities embrace them. Recent revelations about USA Gymnastics and Dr. Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of youth gymnasts further require a look at the impact of these pressure-to-achieve environments.
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