Season 2

March 23, 2022

Ukrainian Athletes: What the World Needs to Hear

In light of Russian war on Ukraine, this special edition episode is different than our normal episodes. In an effort to elevate U…

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March 9, 2022

Mihaela Hogas (Romania): Breaking Barriers Through Speed Skating

When Mihaela was 9, she went to a park and saw some kids inline skating. She didn't realize it was actually for the winter sport …

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March 7, 2022

Simidele Adeagbo (Nigeria): The Original Sleigh Queen

Simidele (Simi) was the first African and black woman to compete in Skeleton at the Olympics, and more recently, the first Africa…

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March 2, 2022

Kendall Gretsch (USA): 2 Games in 2 Sports Within 6 Months

3x Paralympic Gold Medalist, Kendall Gretsch is one of the only athletes who competed in Tokyo this past summer who is also compe…

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Feb. 16, 2022

Dr. Natalia Siuba-Jarosz (Poland): Being a Doctor & Elite Parasnowboa…

Dr. Natalia Siuba-Jarosz is an elite Polish Parasnowboarder and Doctor in Radiology. She has gone by Simba ever since her last na…

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Feb. 9, 2022

Valentina Margaglio (Italy): the Skeleton Lioness

Valentina or 'The Lioness' grew up in Italy as a 'very competitive child' with her three sisters and one brother. She describes h…

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Feb. 2, 2022

Aline Rocha (Brazil): Sport as Freedom & Women in Para Sports

When Aline was 15 years old, she was in a car accident that paralyzed her from the waist down. That said, she says "sport changed…

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Jan. 26, 2022

Mialitiania Clerc (Madagascar): Being the First Malagasy & Alpine Ski…

Mialitiana (Mia) is the first woman Winter Olympian from Madagascar and her goal is to "inspire all Africans." While she grew up …

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Jan. 19, 2022

Mariama Jamanka (Germany): the Underdog Gold Medal Bobsled Queen

Reigning Olympic gold medalist, Mariama Jamanka never thought the words 'Olympic Champion' would apply to her, as a relative newc…

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Jan. 12, 2022

Bradie Tennell (USA): Making the Tough Calls

US Olympic bronze medalist and 2X National Champion figure skater, Bradie Tennell has already made a career out of breaking recor…

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Jan. 5, 2022

Akzhana Abdikarmova (ROC): The Invisibility of Disability & Biathlon

To kick off Season 2, we speak with 2x Russian Paralympian (soon to be 3x), biathlete and wheelchair racer, Akzhana Abdikarmova. …

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