Sat, 18 Feb 2012

Michael Chang the original Asian American sports trailblazer

The original Asian American sports trailblazer Michael Chang the winner of the 1989 French Open – is on the show to talk about the Linsanity phenomenon which has emerged with the rise and rise of the New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin. Chang explores the pressures that come with breaking down racial stereotypes – something he did in Paris when as a Asian teenager he took the microphone at Roland Garros and addressed the world in English.

The original Asian American sports trailblazer Michael Chang the winner of the 1989 French Open – is on the show to talk about the Linsanity phenomenon which has emerged with the rise and rise of the New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin.

Chang explores the pressures that come with breaking down racial stereotypes – something he did in Paris when as a Asian teenager he took the microphone at Roland Garros and addressed the world in English.

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