Behind The Grid – Episode 9 with Christian Harris of the DC Brawlers

August 26, 2015

Right now the NPGL is still offering a free membership to their Grid TV web site, but they’ve also started to post the Grid TV videos on YouTube, so that means we can embed them here for you so you have a few less clicks to go behind the Grid with Christian Harris of the DC Brawlers. You know what to do.

We also have episodes 8 and 7 below since those were recently added to YouTube. You’re welcome.

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In this episode, get to know DC Brawlers star Christian Harris and find out what goes on inside his head in the moments leading up to a GRID match.

He had a nice group, including family and friends, gathered to see him play, and he talks about how that affects him as an athlete, as well as what it means to have his son watch and understand this new sport.

Even seasoned veterans of GRID get nervous before matches, and Harris is no exception. Learn how he harnesses those nerves into an explosive force on the GRID, and find out how humbled he is to call himself a professional athlete.

Go to GRID TV and check out Episode 9 of Behind The GRID, a look at the lives, personalities and preparations of the athletes of the NPGL. This is the ninth in a weekly series coming to you during the 2015 NPGL season.

You can watch all previous and future episodes on GRID TV here: http://video.npgl.com

Learn more about GRID, the athletes and the teams at NPGL.com.

 

 


In this episode, get a chance to see the goofy side of the athletes as they interact and train off the GRID. First, find out how Alyssa Ritchey of the DC Brawlers motivates herself to train faster, and eavesdrop on an interesting conversation with Boston Iron athletes as they talk about “GRID Gone Wild.”

Next, see how Ritchey lets off a little steam back at the hotel when her energy level is high, and see which roommate — Taylar Stallings or Becca Day has a mess to sort through.

Special appearances by Alyssa Ritchey, Becca Day, Jessica Malone and Taylar Stallings of the Brawlers, Britt Ringstrom, Quiana Welch and Devonia Long of the Iron, and Charis Chan of the Miami Surge.

Go to GRID TV (gridtv.npgl.com) and check out Episode 8 of Behind The GRID, a look at the lives, personalities and preparations of the athletes of the NPGL. This is the eighth in a weekly series coming to you during the 2015 NPGL season.

You can watch all previous and future episodes on GRID TV here: http://video.npgl.com

Learn more about GRID, the athletes and the teams at NPGL.com.

 

 


In episode 7 of Behind the GRID, the Phoenix Rise women relax and get playful over a hearty breakfast during Opening weekend of the 2015 NPGL season: Eggs, bacon, hash browns with a side of teasing.

See if you can answer Jessica Phillips’ question of who has the broader shoulders. Listen to Amanda Goodman talk about how to eat for “gains.”

After her teammates joke around about her citizenship, Bjork Odinsdottir, a native of Iceland who has been a resident of Sweden for years, headed off to the federal building in San Jose to request a Social Security card.

See what happened in the full episode on GRID TV: gridtv.npgl.com

Appearances by: Emily Pale, Jessica Phillips, Amanda Goodman, Alex LaChance, Tracy Shuford, Valerie Calhoun, Bjork Odinsdottir, Meghan Cyr (Director of Operations for the Rise).

Go to GRID TV and check out Episode 8 of Behind The GRID, a look at the lives, personalities and preparations of the athletes of the NPGL. This is the eighth in a weekly series coming to you during the 2015 NPGL season.

You can watch all previous and future episodes on GRID TV here: http://video.npgl.com

Learn more about GRID, the athletes and the teams at NPGL.com.



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