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Nike Hot Seat: Olympic gold-medalist libero Justine Wong-Orantes

This is the Nike Hot Seat, a continuing series of interviews with Nike-sponsored volleyball players. Previously in the Nike Hot Seat series: Molly McCage, Dani Drews.

In this edition of the Nike Hot Seat, we catch up with Justine Wong-Orantes, the product of Cypress, California, who has known nothing but success in volleyball. She was a budding beach star as a youngster, won an NCAA championship at Nebraska, and was the top libero in the Tokyo Olympics when the USA won the gold medal:

For more about Wong-Orantes, please read this feature by Ed Chan before the Tokyo Olympics. contributor Emily Ehman is a former Northwestern defensive specialist who is a volleyball analyst for the Big Ten Network, ESPN and Volleyball World.