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Will Claye, a three-time Olympic medalist in triple jump and long jump, also moonlights as a talented musician. On Tuesday, March 24th, the day the postponement of the 2020 Olympics were announced, Claye took to his home studio to put words to his feelings about the dream of competing in Tokyo being delayed. The track, called “Dreams Don’t Die,” reflects the emotion, and also the hope – that the day will come to compete with the best athletes around the world and to be together again.
- Song Title: “Dreams Don’t Die” by Will Claye
- The message in the song is one of positivity and resilience, that he and his fellow athletes will rise to the occasion and keep working towards 2021 despite the setbacks.
- Will Claye is an accomplished musician when he is not on the track. Will wrote this song immediately following the announcement that the Olympic would be postponed until 2021.
International roster of athletes featured in the video:
Will Clay, Breanna Stewart, Carlin Isles, Kate Courtney, Carissa Moore, Jagger Eaton, Felipe Gustavo, Miles Chamley-Watson, Lexi Thompson, Zion Wright, Mondo Duplantis, Rim Nakamura, Miho Nonaka, Sakura Yosozumi, Ivanna Spanovic, Emmanouil Karalis, Mutaz Barshim and Reilly Opelka.