As a child in the 1960s, Willie Banks was so restless/energetic/hyperactive that his parents sought professional help. In this video, the 3-time Olympian and world-record holder in the Triple Jump explains how physical activity provided much of the solution to his childhood challenges.
Here, Willie also shares:
- His ideas on communities supporting kids in their need for play and exercise in pursuit of fitness
- How mind, body, and spirit work together to produce fit kids
- The joy that physical activity and commitment to lifelong fitness has provided him from his early school days, to UCLA, the Olympics, Masters competitions, and his current passion for Zumba!