Kavitha Davidson reports on the rise of COVID-related anxiety, depression, and suicide among youth athletes. Andrea Kremer talks with Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray, who's using his event planning skills to organize major vaccine sites in Massachusetts. Mary Carillo profiles The Barkley Marathons, the most sadistic race on the planet. And Jon Frankel updates his story on backcountry skiing, a sport that's seen record growth amid the pandemic but contributed to making this ski season one of the deadliest.
For the past year, doctors, scientists, and public health officials across the country have been laser-focused on COVID-19 and its impact on our physical health, concluding that the disease mercifully spares kids most of the severe symptoms. But the virus has spread a new epidemic among kids that’s largely been overlooked: Kavitha Davidson reports on the rise of COVID-related anxiety, depression, and suicide among youth athletes.
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