Nike takes Caster Semenya back to the birthplace of dreams
The brand's latest study of the female athlete takes her back to her hometown of Ga-Masehlong to explore the elements that led to her incredible athletic victories.
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Globe-dominating athletes tend to have inspirational stories behind their rise, but few have had to deal with the amount of personal and professional hurdles as South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya.
In this interesting micro-doc from Nike through Futura, Semenya takes us back to her hometown of Ga-Masehlong, the titular Birthplace of Dreams, describing the elements that led to her eventual Olympic victory, as well as hinting at the questions sex that have dogged her career.