Flame Bearers

Flame Bearers

Flame Bearers: The Women Athletes Carrying Tokyo’s Torch celebrates the journeys of Tokyo’s unsung women Olympians & Paralympians 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.




Ray Bassil (Lebanon): Finding Your Courage to Lead

June 9, 2021

To date, Ray is the only Lebanese athlete who has qualified for Tokyo, but Ray is used to blazing h…

Sarah Davies (Great Britain): The Barbell Queen Defying Convention

May 26, 2021

Sarah Davies is Great Britain's best ever female weightlifter on a pound for pound basis, lifting b…

Carlotta Nwajide (Germany): Rowing & Activism

May 12, 2021

Carlotta is not only a Vice World and European Champion, but also an outspoken activist who leads b…

Eliza Stone (USA): the Stone Sabre Squad & Redefining Success

April 28, 2021

Eliza showed up to her first fencing class in a dress and little patent leather shoes because she w…

(En Español) Tamara Leonelli (Chile): La Espina Bifida y Sus Sueños Para El Futuro

April 21, 2021

Tamara (Tami) basó los 18 años, más de lo previsto. Ahora tiene 23 años y se está convirtiendo en u…

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…