Supernaturally talented but still human: Examining the unique (and also normal) mental health challenges of Olympians and elite athletes

When even the word “Olympian” means god-like, it’s hard to ignore the superhuman connotations behind the Olympics. And when we think about the great Olympians of our time like Michael Phelps or Simone Biles, we usually think about the ways in which their physical gifts and strength set them above…

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