Watch Tom Farrey at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ’2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with the Emmy Award-winning ESPN Correspondent.
Click the play button below to watch genConnect Creative Director Kelly Hayes interview Farrey on youth sports in America and whether we should consider it just a game, or more than that:
Tom Farrey is the author of Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children. In 2007 Farey was recognized as one of the ”100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America” by the Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island. Farrey has worked with ESPN since 1996 and prior to that he was at The Seattle Times. He has won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Journalism. This year Farrey joined the Aspen Institute as the director of the Sports & Society program.
genConnect is credentialed press at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo., where we are interviewing the premier speakers and attendees at the conference. For more of our video interviews and articles from the Ideas Festival, click here.