London Calling : Alysia Montano & Lashinda Demus


VIBE’s correspondent Jeff Belizaire catches up with Alysia Montano (Team USA 800-meters) and Lashinda Demus (Team USA 400-meter Hurdles) and finds out their training secrets, as well as how Demus’ separates her personal and professional relationship with her mom, who is also her coach. “She was my actual first coach that I had and experienced,” said Demus. “So it’s kind of normal to me to have her coaching me and I know that she knows her stuff and under her, I’ve ran my best.”