EPISODES

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 for her talent on the court, she's also jumped headfirst into the world of entrepreneurship; she's...

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Sept. 9, 2020

Nicky Nieves (USA): Sitting Volleyball & Black Lives Matter

Nicky is a middle blocker on the USA's Sitting Volleyball team, and a Rio Paralympic gold medalist. She is an Afro Latina and an outspoken advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement, spearheading conversations about race on...

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Aug. 27, 2020

Lea Davison (USA): Mountain Biking & Queer Visibility

Lea Davison is a 2X Olympic Mountain Biker and 2016 World Championship silver medalist looking to qualify for her 3rd Olympics. Lea is unabashedly herself in all ways, including being open about her sexuality: Lea is gay. T...

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Aug. 24, 2020

Manasi Joshi (India): Badminton & Disability Policy

Manasi Joshi is India's current Para-badminton World Champion and BBC India's Sportswoman of the year. One day on her way to work, a truck ran into Manasi; hours dragged on before she received treatment, and her leg eventual...

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Aug. 17, 2020

Sanda Aldass (IOC Refugee Team): Judo & the Refugee Experience

Sanda is a Syrian refugee, living in the Netherlands with her husband (who is also her coach) and their three children. She’s a current International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holder, the elite group...

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Aug. 8, 2020

Trailer: Unlit. Tokyo's Torch

Flame Bearers actively celebrates the current generation of women Olympians and Paralympians seeking to go to Tokyo. We have real conversations about what it means to be amongst the best female athletes in the world, and disc...

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Aug. 8, 2020

Becky Sauerbrunn (USA): Soccer & Equal Pay

Becky is the captain of the US Women's National Soccer Team and has been the rock of the back line for the last 8 years. She's an Olympic gold medalist and has played in both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, …

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