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How to Become a Sponsored Pro Athlete

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The Natural Running Network Live

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In the endurance sports world competition is tough, finding sponsors and making a living is even tougher. Join our Host Richard Diaz and guests Sean Watkins-president of Watkins ink., and pro triathlete Heather Jackson as they reveal what it takes to go pro.

It’s not enough to be a great athlete, being wise in business, making the right contacts and getting exposure in the right circles are all part of the equation of turning pro.

Sean Watkins is the founder and president of Watkins Ink., a sports marketing company with an impressive stable of pro triathletes and cyclists. He is in the business of spotting talent and nurturing careers for some of the best athletes in the world. Heather Jackson, is one of the hottest female triathletes in the world today, coming off of 3 impressive wins this year:  1st Place- Oceanside 70.3 (2013) 1st Place- ESCAPE From Alcatraz Triathlon (2013) 1st Place- Wildflower Triathlon (2013)

Do you think you have what it takes to become a sponsored pro athlete? If so, this is a show you do not want to miss!