Underwater Hockey at Roger Bacon High School with Rebecca Meiser – WFNY Podcast – 2013-08-15

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WFNY Podcast LogoToday I decided to talk to Rebecca Meiser who recently wrote a feature for SB Nation on Underwater Hockey.

Here’s Rebecca’s bio:

Rebecca Meiser is a freelance writer living in Cleveland. She’s won awards for sports writing, personality profiles, and investigative reporting. A graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, her long form stories have been featured in Cleveland Magazine, Tablet, Village Voice publications, and SB Nation. You can find her on twitter @rebeccameiser and on the web at rebeccameiser.com

Here’s a video of Roger Bacon playing underwater hockey in 2011.

  • Underwater hockey with Roger Bacon
  • Why hasn’t underwater hockey gone viral yet?
  • A silent sport under the water
  • Michigan State being a rivalry with Roger Bacon and the rivalry
  • Underwater hockey as a recruiting tool for the high school
  • The dynamics of a co-ed sport that limits verbal communication
  • How did she come to write it for SB Nation?
  • Long form pieces at SB Nation
  • Paul Wittekund and his carrying on the tradition of underwater hockey
  • What’s Becky’s relationship to sports, especially Cleveland sports
  • Cleveland is starting an underwater hockey team
  • Jewish athletes in sports

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  • Denny

    I like your branching out here, Craig. This was a really interesting discussion and now I am going to read more about this topics.