Alpine Climber and Integrative Wellness Coach Blake Cason shares her journey in climbing, preparing for upcoming trips, humility, ego, confidence, trying over and over, yoga, meditation, meal planning, nutrition, unanswered emails, saying no, and what coaching is all about.
Triathlete and coach, Kristen Lamb joins me this week. It was really fun to talk about her incredibly active childhood. Her mom coached at St. Lawrence University for 34 years, so Kristen was surrounded by amazing athletic role models from her mom to all the college athletes she saw training and competing. On Hear Her Sports, female athlete podcast, female athletes share secrets to speak up, live with power & confidence, and do amazing things.
Ambreen Tariq, founder of Brown People Camping promotes greater diversity in our public lands and outdoors community. We talk about the positive impact of experiencing the outdoors as a kid, cooking outdoors, loving bad weather, car camping, a girl trip, photography, adventure, finding solutions to increase diversity in our public lands, gender, representation, capacity, saying no, and more.
Female athletes share secrets to live with power and confidence, speak up, and do amazing things in today’s changing world.
Stacia Suttles, aka The Natural is an amateur boxer on Team USA preparing for Olympics Tokyo2020. After getting to the finals in the New York Daily News Golden Gloves in the Barclays Center, Stacia returned to win the Golden Gloves twice in 2016 and 2017. She is also 2016 National golden gloves silver medalist, 2015 Metro Champion, 2016 USA National Champion, and 2017 International gold and bronze medalist. We talk about having an Olympic goal, being relatively new to the sport, coming back from losses, signing with a modeling agency, women in boxing, making weight, motivating others, and more.
Professional adventure athlete Liz Sampey explores the world by bike, ski, packraft, and whatever else necessary. She talks about how expeditions fit into her life, what is home, how she creates consistency even though she never really knows where she’s headed off to next, and her amazing new project Rise Aligned bringing movement and mindfulness to young people.
Liz has long been a competitor and adventure athlete. But it was when she quit her job to make a movie in Iceland that she focused on the unknown of exploring. In addition to that fateful Iceland trip, she has recently been to Guatemala, Peru, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. She is also a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a coach, and a writer.
Pakistani squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir tells her story dressing as a boy to play squash, gender differences, gender equity, being strong, confident, education, Hollywood, value of sport and more on Hear Her Sports female athlete podcast.
LPGA golfer Megan Khang started playing when she was 5 1/2 years old. By 7, she was traveling and realized this is what she wanted to do for her life. It's a family effort with father coaching and caddying. We talk about being new to pro golf, working with her father, love of golf, top five goals on poster boards, training, money, her current caddie, the LPGA founders, Acai bowls, and much more. Hear Her Sports female athlete podcast covers women in sports. Each episode has inspiring thoughts to become a stronger person in mind and body.
Swim coach Noelle Singleton diversifying aquatics through images in #afrosimmers. She talks entrepreneurship, coaching, the importance of water, and health through meal prep and sleep.
Anya Alvarez joins Hear Her Sports to talk about her new venture Major League Girls. Her mission is to empower girls to live passionately on and off the field. We talk Olympic coverage, training, being strong, transitioning out of professional sports into a journalism career, Philadelphia, and tortilla chips.
Para Equitation Dressage rider Katie Jackson talks cancer, training, life balance, communication with her horses, competition, Olympics, taking care of herself, and happiness in her new life as an amputee.
Her horse, Royal Dancer loves being the center of attention. Katie Jackson aims for gold at the Tokyo 2020 ParaOlympics.
Katie is focused in her training as she pays attention to details and does everything necessary to continue to up her game in the next two years leading to Tokyo2020.
Pro Enduro Bike Racer Syd Schulz explains details of her sport - a cross between downhill mountain biking and endurance. She talks about competition, social media, sponsorship, training, go pro, writing, fear, self actualization, and offers some tips on riding with others.
Speed Skater Elena Rigas from Denmark qualified for the mass start event in Pyeongchang Olympics next month. She spoke about her training, tactics of the event, awesome trainging partners, the Olympics, the difference between inline skating and racing on ice, and, of course, breakfast.
Olympic Rower, Felice Mueller, is shaking things up in the single scull this year. She just won the Lotman Challenge, a 3-race series, and took home a big check. We talk about equal prize money (it was equal in the Lotman Challenge), Title IX, disliking rowing in high school because it was hard, her strong, female role models, and training. She has amazing words about preparing for the Olympics and the value of sport.
This episode is for young athletes and for parents of athletes. Felice has obviously thought a lot about her place in sport, the value of those before her, coaches, and what she’ll take away from a career in rowing.
Rock climber and Flash Foxy founder, Shelma Jun talks gender, politics, training, mentors, feminism, women only spaces, empathy, mistakes, and focusing on what's close to you then expand out.
Choreographer Elizabeth Streb investigates time, space, action, and how we interact with those three fundamental aspects of being on this earth.
Join our conversation and discover the joy of being an Action Hero and of flying.
We talk about:
- space, time, movement
- action is a universal language
- how the audience relates to the Action Heroes
- worrying too much about your body and the future
- rehearsing a LOT
- naming a movement you are unwilling to do, and do it
- angels falling to earth
Elizabeth Streb is a choreographer, founder of the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (known as SLAM), located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and an extraordinary innovator and thinker. She has won the MacArthur Foundation Grant, two Bessie Awards, and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Creative Capital, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Mellon.
Alison Dunlap, mountain, cyclocross, and road cyclist phenom, tells reality of being active woman and having a baby, how to stay fit and sane, some advice for new mothers, and other thoughts about raising a kid interested in physical activity and the outdoors. Alison definitely tells it like it is – no holding back, so join us.
Monica's sport as a kid was marching band. Since then she's being very active as a runner, swimmer, climber, an most recently synchronized swimmer.
She proves that it's never too late to find your sport.
In this episode we talk about: rough patches of being a kid doing sports, not being good at cool kid sports, some details of competing in synchronized swimming, costumes, boys on the team, but mostly how much she loves being on a team as an adult
Alison Tetrick talks about winning Dirty Kanza, Gravel Worlds, and Rebecca's Private Idaho, She tells us how growing up in a sporty family gave her the confidence to sign up for the 200 mile Dirty Kanza even thought she’d never ridden more than 125 miles. Join us for all that, discussions of mentoring, confidence, her love of gravel races, the power of sports, what's up for next year, and she has strong words of encouragement for women interested in cycling.
Cyclocross Champion Helen Wyman talks upcoming season, World Cup, training, and pay equity. Bike Advocate Liz Cornish shares why it's important to take up space -- physically and metaphorically.
Originally from Off The Front podcast produced by Elizabeth Emery and WiSP Sports.
Nichole Thompson tells story of tearing her ACL and onerous rehab. An outstanding inspiration, she has great thoughts about getting through the ordeal plus actually gaining something from injury and setback. Orthopedic Sports Surgeon, Dr. Sabrina Strickland from Hospital of Special Surgery, starts the episode by adding a good amount of science background about women and ACLs because women do tear their ACLs more often than men. Hear Her Sports is a podcast about exceptional female athletes and women in sports. There are a lot of us out there. Find us, see us, hear us.
This is a SPECIAL episode. Not only is it Episode 20! But my guest is superstar Sports Nutritionist Heidi Skolnik, who I worked with during my NYC racing days. I remember her with great fondness and admiration. It felt like visiting a secret weapon as I rode over the George Washington Bridge to get to her New Jersey office.
In this episode we talk about fuel vs nutrition, manipulating diet to perform better, carbohydrates, and her work with The Julliard School and School of American Ballet. She works at The Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery and has a private practice, Nutrition Conditioning for Life Performance.
Heidi's practice is based on the science of nutrition. She has authored and co-authored 3 books: Nutrient Timing for Peak Performance, Grill Yourself Skinny, and The Reverse Diet: Lose Weight by Eating Dinner for Breakfast and Breakfast for Dinner.
Heidi still works with private clients through her company Nutrition Conditioning for Life Performance in addition to overseeing the Sports Nutrition program at The Julliard School and School of American Ballet. In the past she’s worked with the NY Knicks, NY Giants, and NY Mets along with NHL, MLS, WNBA, Olympic competitors, professional cyclists, marathoners, and collegiate athletes. She also works at The Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery. And she writes for magazines, appears on TV, writes books, consults to corporations and the food industry, and presents to corporations, professional organizations, universities, and colleges.
French-born Colette Lucas-Conwell shares thoughts about independent French women speaking their minds. Colette is a U23 Coxswain for the US team. We also talked about rowing, of course, what it takes to be a good cox, if a cox is an athlete, Swing, title ix, and Tokyo2020. A podcast about exceptional female athletes and women in sports.
There are a lot of us out there. Find us, see us, hear us.
Hear Her Sports talks to junior cyclist Megan Jastrab. It took everything I had to remember Megan is 15 years old. She is well spoken, knows what she wants, and somehow has figured out a way to mix an enthusiastic love for cycling with focused dedication to hard, disciplined training. Our conversation gave me insight into junior cycling and some of the considerations while moving up the ranks. We talked about all that, her training, coaches, mentors, goals, Olympics, and having fun.
Rower Maddie Wanamaker is selected for the U23 World Championships in Bulgaria.