From Squash Magazine
By Laura Trevelyan
Laura Trevelyan is an award-winning journalist for the BBC, college squash parent and CitySquash board member.
Squash in the U.S. is at an inflection point. The reckoning over race in America poses tough questions for a traditionally white sport. Some colleges have dropped varsity programs. For squash to grow, justify its place in schools and universities, and be a contender for the Olympics, it must attract players who are more racially and socio-economically diverse. Could the opening of the Arlen Specter US Squash Center this year be the moment for a reset?
Chris Fernandez won’t forget losing his first junior gold tournament match. Then a CitySquash team member from the Bronx, Fernandez was defeated in three, …
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