Nov. 19, 2021

Caster Semenya (South Africa): Who Decides Who's Female and Why?

It’s been a while since the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, but we wanted to amplify and celebrate a voice the world missed in Ja…

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Sept. 1, 2021

Kamila Dosmalova (Kazakhstan): Being the Only Woman on the National T…

Kamila started taekwondo when she was 9 years old and was the only girl on the team; years later, she's still the only woman, thi…

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Aug. 18, 2021

Jessica Long (USA): Perfection, Faith & Paraswimming

Jessica Long is one of the most successful athletes in Paralympic Games' history, holding 23 medals with 13 of them being gold. …

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Aug. 4, 2021

Ni Nengah Widiasih (Indonesia): Para Powerlifting & Her Support System

At the age of four, Ni Negah Widiasih lost use of her legs at age four due to polio. In Rio she made history, becoming Indonesia'…

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July 21, 2021

Jacqueline Simoneau (Canada): Artistic Swimming, Family & Friends

In this episode, we speak with 4X Pan American Games' gold medallist and soon to be 2X Canadian Olympic Jacqueline Simoneau. At h…

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June 23, 2021

Deja Young (USA): Mental Health & Choosing Life

Being a "non traditional athlete" with brachial plexus has never held Deja back. Even though her condition was caused by medical …

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June 9, 2021

Ray Bassil (Lebanon): Finding Your Courage to Lead

To date, Ray is the only Lebanese athlete who has qualified for Tokyo, but Ray is used to blazing her own trails: she was the fir…

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June 7, 2021

Danusia Francis (Jamaica): Gymnastics & Positive Manifestation

At age five, Danusia watched Elena Zamolodchikova of Russia compete on TV, and decided then and there that she wanted to be an Ol…

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May 26, 2021

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

Sarah Davies is Great Britain's best ever female weightlifter on a pound for pound basis, lifting between 100-125kg (or 220-275 l…

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May 12, 2021

Carlotta Nwajide (Germany): Rowing & Activism

Carlotta is not only a Vice World and European Champion, but also an outspoken activist who leads by thoughtful example. She beli…

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April 28, 2021

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

Eliza showed up to her first fencing class in a dress and little patent leather shoes because she wanted to make a good first imp…

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April 21, 2021

(En Español) Tamara Leonelli (Chile): La Espina Bifida y Sus Sueños P…

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

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April 14, 2021

Tamara Leonelli (Chile): Spina Bifida & True Inclusion Through Olympi…

Tamara (Tami) was introduced to table tennis in a rehabilitation center: Tami was born with spina bifida and had a life expectanc…

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April 7, 2021

Bonus Content: Flame Bearers Panel Discussion

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

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March 24, 2021

Sophia Herzog (USA): Dwarfism & Inspiring Social Change

2016 Paralympic silver medalist, 2x World Champion, and 5x World medalist, Sophia Herzog is passionate about breaking stereotypes…

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March 10, 2021

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

When Haydy won the 2019 Pentathlon African Championship, she became the first athlete worldwide to qualify for Tokyo. She now hop…

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Feb. 17, 2021

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

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

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Feb. 3, 2021

Madeleine McAfee & Tanya Beths (Australia): Managing Careers, Health …

Madeleine (Maca) and Tanya are close friends who play for the Australian beach handball team. They both juggle full time jobs: Ma…

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Jan. 13, 2021

Kimberly Alkemade (Netherlands): Loss, Adventure & Blade Running

Kimberly didn’t start running until she was 27 -- she's now 30. In her 2019 debut race, the World Para Athletics Championships in…

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Dec. 30, 2020

Zahra Nemati (Iran): Archery & Hope

Zahra Nemati is arguably Iran's most popular female athlete. While she grew up competing in taekwondo, after a car accident left …

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Dec. 2, 2020

Kym Crosby (USA): Sprinting, Marriage & Albinism

Paralympic 100M bronze medalist and World Championship silver medalist, Kym Crosby has 'limited sight, limitless dreams.' Kym is …

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Nov. 12, 2020

Ida Jacobsen (Denmark): Rowing & Adjusting to the Pandemic

While most know Danish Olympic Rower, Ida Jacobsen for her prowess on the water, she's also a political science junkie and cheese…

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Oct. 21, 2020

Katarina Roxon (Canada): Swimming & Body Positivity

Katarina grew up on the island of Newfoundland, so at an early age, her parents, Leonard and Lisa thought that it was important s…

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Sept. 23, 2020

Ezinne Kalu-Phelps (Nigeria): Basketball & Entrepreneurship

2019 Women's Afrobasket MVP, Ezinne Kalu plays for the reigning African champions, Nigeria's D'Tigress. While most know Ezinne fo…

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