Kace Boland: Redshirting for My Mental Health Recovery

The day I committed to play volleyball at Georgetown was undoubtedly the single greatest day of my life. In an instant, three grueling years of early mornings and late nights had become worthwhile. I was well acquainted with the grind. I began playing for the first time at an age when many Division I recruits…

Breezy Johnson: Team USA Skier Makes Two Injury Comebacks

Even if it ain’t broke, still work to fix it. I think the biggest reason that athletes wait too long to seek mental help is that we, and the people around us, feel that our mental game has gotten us to where we are. ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ attitude turns into ‘If…

SonderMind x The Hidden Opponent Partner Page

The Hidden Opponent is proud to partner with SonderMind –a healthcare company that hopes to help you on your journey towards better mental health. Visit our partner page at hiddenopponent.withsondermind.com and scroll down below to learn more about this amazing, FREE matchmaking service that works with your insurance company! It’s like a dating site, but…

Patrick Maneval: My Racing Mind

Mental illness is the global pandemic that nobody wants to talk about. Regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or any other demographics, we are all susceptible to suffering from a mental health disorder at some point in our lives. Even though millions of people have a mental illness, we still stigmatize those who suffer….

Dylan Wolfe: You Are Not Weak, You Are Human

Dylan Wolfe played D1 soccer at American University until suffering a series of career-ending knee injuries. After retiring from sport, Dylan invested her time and energy into The Grassroot Project, a non-profit based in Washington, DC that seeks to advance health equity for youth through sports with the help of NCAA student-athlete volunteers. After graduating…