Flame Bearers

Flame Bearers

Flame Bearers: The women athletes carrying Tokyo’s torch celebrates the journeys of Tokyo’s unsung women olympians & paramlympians and provides action-oriented analysis of the issues closest to their hearts. We spotlight some of our world’s greatest master of resiliency & arms listeners with tips + calls to action for how we can all better stand together.


Tamara Leonelli (Chile): Spina Bifida & True Inclusion Through Olympic & Paralympic Melding

April 14, 2021

Tamara (Tami) was introduced to table tennis in a rehabilitation center: Tami was born with spina b…

Bonus Content: Flame Bearers Panel Discussion

April 7, 2021

You've already met some of our incredible athletes, but we wanted to provide you with an even more …

Sophia Herzog (USA): Dwarfism & Inspiring Social Change

March 24, 2021

2016 Paralympic silver medalist, 2x World Champion, and 5x World medalist, Sophia Herzog is passion…

Haydy Morsy (Egypt): Modern Pentathlon & the Next Generation of Egyptian Athletes

March 10, 2021

When Haydy won the 2019 Pentathlon African Championship, she became the first athlete worldwide to …

Naya Tapper (USA): Redefining Beauty & Supporting Black Lives Matter

Feb. 17, 2021

Naya Tapper is a leading try scorer for Team USA's Rugby Team. She wanted to be the "first girl in …

Madeleine McAffe & Tanya Beths (Australia): Managing Careers, Health & Beach Handball

Feb. 3, 2021

Madeleine (Maca) and Tanya are close friends who play for the Australian beach handball team. They …