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Conversations from the world of women’s sports
The Sailing Show: S4E2 - Wendy Tuck Leads the Way for Women Sailors
Feb 18 • 17 min
On this episode, Abby Ehler talks to with someone who recently stepped into the history books becoming the first female skipper to win the grueling Clipper Race. Wendy Tuck skippered her team Sanya Serenity Coast, to a win in the 2017-18 Clipper Race;…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E9 - Christina Unkel, Soccer Referee
Feb 14 • 33 min
Megan Kahn gets an opportunity to talk with real-life wonder woman, Christina Unkel. Christina is 1 of only 3 American women to hold a FIFA certification; she’s also a full-time attorney, a mother, and generously gives her time, talents, and passion to…
The Lovely Biertrix: S1E1 - The Lovely Biertrix Gets Social with Denver Roller Derby
Feb 13 • 30 min
Welcome to The Lovely Biertrix, a new monthly podcast hosted by roller derby commentator of the same name and coming to you from the north of England. This show will bring you insights into the sport with lively conversation from around the world and with…
Hockey Talk: S1E18 - Trail Blazers and Game Changers
Feb 12 • 44 min
Shannon Miller’s special guests today are two women who are trail blazers and game changers, and likely asked themselves (directly or indirectly) these two questions: IF not ME, Who? IF not NOW, When? Manon Rheaume made history on September 23, 1992 by…
Transcending Sport: Sports Psychology - Goal Setting with Dr. Inga Wolframm
Feb 7 • 19 min
On this episode of Transcending Sport we revisit a series on sports psychology by Dr. Inga Wolframm that was first aired on this network in 2012. Inga explains The Big Five mental skills and how to establish realistic goals in your athletic career, from…
Hockey Talk: S1E17 - Coaching the Defensemen
Feb 5 • 27 min
Shannon’s coaching lesson this week is teaching the game using the “Whole, Part, Whole” method. We present the game as a whole, break it down into pieces to teach, and then put it all together as a whole again for competition. We do that over and over…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E8 - Softball Coach Lonni Alameda
Jan 31 • 41 min
Season 1 Episode 8 of the WeCOACH Podcast takes a turn with national champion head softball coach, Lonni Alameda. Listen in as Lonni candidly gives us an inside look at the championship program she has built at Florida State and how she continues to…
Hockey Talk: S1E16 - Adversity, Diversity and Communications
Jan 29 • 32 min
As coaches we are role models, and all of our communication needs to be honest, and this should eventually lead to trust and respect. Somewhere between 85-90% of our feedback needs to be honest/positive, depending on the day, the situation and the phase…
Fair Play: S3E1 - Defining Success
Jan 26 • 37 min
This month on Fair Play, Windsurfing legend Barbara Kendall and Seventh Degree Blackbelt Ava Strong talk success, Football Ferns’ Sarah Gregorious gives us her take on the U17s and their chances at the Halbergs, and co-host sports psychologist Karen Nimmo…
Ruck On: S3E2 - Tyrell’s Premiership RoundUp and Six Nations Preview
Jan 25 • 36 min
Poppy Cleall shares her insights into being a member of the England team as they prepare for the 2019 Six Nations Tournament as she and Bex consider the teams they face next month. We hear which players to look out for and what England expects from each…
Hockey Talk: S1E15 - Authentic Leadership
Jan 22 • 48 min
On this week’s episode Shannon Miller focuses on authentic leadership while being a successful coach, and her guest is legendary softball coach Carol Hutchins who is in her 35th season at the helm of the University of Michigan softball program. Coach…
The Sailing Show: S4E1 - Perspectives on the Sydney Hobart Race
Jan 21 • 32 min
On this month’s episode of The Sailing Show, Abby Ehler chats to two guests who have recently competed in the iconic Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. First up Abby chats to sailing legend Dee Caffari, who competed with Ocean Respect Racing skipped by…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E7 - Acrobatics & Tumbling Make Waves in College Sports
Jan 17 • 44 min
The WeCOACH Podcast takes on a new sport as executive director and host Megan Kahn talks with Acrobatics & Tumbling 8-time National Champion Felecia Mulkey. Felecia oozes passion for the sport and gives us an in-depth look and explains its phenomenal…
Athlete Profile: Isobel Joyce Finds Comfort in Coaching
Jan 16 • 17 min
Ireland’s Isabel Joyce retired from international cricket at the end of last season and has already been signed up as the Director of Coaching at Clontarf Cricket Club in Dublin where she will have overall responsibility for all the teams. Cricket is in…
Hockey Talk: S1E14 - Penalty Kill and Women of Strength
Jan 15 • 35 min
Shannon Miller’s guest this week is a strong and successful woman - Nancy Hogshead-Makar. Nancy is an Olympic champion, Civil Rights Lawyer and runs Champion Women. Champion Women addresses standard Title IX compliance, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Abuse,…
Transcending Sport: Molly Grisham, Team Builder
Jan 10 • 33 min
Chris Stafford hosts Transcending Sport the show that features stories of women who transcend sport from entrepreneurs to charities, organizations to media initiatives, coaching and commerce. Her guest is Molly Grisham who is based in the mid west where…
Hockey Talk: S1E13 - Fore Check and The Fearless Coach
Jan 8 • 36 min
Shannon Miller’s first guest of 2019 is NCAA Rugby Coach Becky Carlson who is one of those women on the front lines, fighting for women, fighting for female coaches, and doing her best to create a better reality for all of us. Becky has 12 years…
The Horse Show: S4E2 - Elisa Wallace Eventing with Makeover Mustangs
Jan 7 • 29 min
U.S. Event rider Elisa Wallace has competed at the top level of the sport for some years having grown up in the sport and she’s probably best known for her partnership with Simply Priceless with whom she was named as alternate for the 2016 Rio Olympic…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E6 - The Art of Communications
Jan 3 • 51 min
The WeCOACH Podcast challenges your communication skills when WeCOACH executive director and host Megan Kahn goes one-on-one with The Coaches Coach, Betsy Butterick. Betsy takes us behind the scenes having been mentored by two of the greatest minds and…
Ruck On: S3E1 - Poppy Cleall Welcomes Bex Chaplin from The Women’s Rugby Show
Jan 2 • 29 min
Poppy Cleall welcomes sports journalist and co-presenter of The Women’s Rugby Show Bex Chaplin as her co-host as we partner with The Women’s Rugby Show to extend our coverage of the sport. They kick off the show with a few predictions for the Tyrell…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E5 - Winning Strategies with Carlette Patterson
Dec 20, 2018 • 52 min
This week WeCOACH Podcast welcomes life coach extraordinaire, Carlette Patterson. Founder of Patterson Sports Ventures and Sports Philanthropy League (SPL), Carlette oozes winning strategies for life. Host and WeCOACH executive director Megan Kahn leans…
Fair Play: Women’s Sport not on Level Playing Field
Dec 19, 2018 • 40 min
On the December episode of Fair Play: Zoë George and guest co-host sports journalist Suzanne McFadden delve into new research about coverage of women in sport with sport academic Kylie Thompson, they also take a look at the highlights and lowlights of…
Hockey Talk: S1E12 - The Gift of Scoring and Excellence
Dec 18, 2018 • 21 min
Shannon’s gift to you this holiday season is all about the gift of scoring and of excellence. How do we nail that goal and become consistent as a player? Shannon encourages you to take pride in having the most powerful offense possible. This approach…
The Circle: S2E2 - Georgie Parker says Footie is Favorite
Dec 17, 2018 • 32 min
Being good enough to represent your country in one sport is a sensational achievement; but imagine being an elite athlete for two sports. Australia have had a number of female cross code athletes of late including best and fairest Erin Phillips from…
The Horse Show: S4E1 - Lucy Davis: Olympic Show Jumper and Entrepreneur
Dec 14, 2018 • 34 min
Welcome back to a new season of The Horse Show and we kick off with Team US show jumper Lucy Davis who made a name for herself with Barron, a horse of a lifetime, who took her to a team bronze medal at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in France and then a…
Hockey Talk: S1E11 - Attitude & Instincts
Dec 12, 2018 • 14 min
On this week’s episode of Hockey Talk, Coach Shannon Miller talks us through the known and unknown aspects of coaching, the challenges of balancing the personalities and bringing out the best of available talent. Our coaches and our parents pushed many of…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E4 - Volleyball Coach Cecile Reynaud Transcends Sport
Dec 6, 2018 • 34 min
On episode 4 of the WeCOACH Podcast Megan Kahn welcomes one of the greatest coaches and administrators in the game of volleyball, Dr. Cecile Reynaud to talk with her about what her upcoming American Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductions…
Athlete Profile: Rachel Bower, National Champion & Boxing Coach
Dec 5, 2018 • 31 min
Rachel Bower is a former National Champion and England representative. After ten years of competing she turned her hand to coaching and has quickly worked her way up to become and England Support Coach while still volunteering with Earlsfield Amateur…
Hockey Talk: S1E10 - Jayna Hefford, CWHL Commissioner plus Power Play Tactics
Dec 4, 2018 • 24 min
On this week’s episode Shannon’s guest is hockey legend Jayna Hefford who has recently been inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and appointed Commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey league (CWHL). They discuss her vision for the future of the sport…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E3 - Building a Sports Community
Nov 29, 2018 • 43 min
WeCOACH executive director and host, Megan Kahn, sits down with Claire Lessinger, director of special events for the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. Their dynamic conversation spans Claire’s playing career at the University of Florida (appearances in 3 NCAA…
The FAB Podcast: S1E35 - Making A Career Change in Sport
Nov 28, 2018 • 25 min
On this final episode of The FAB Podcast, Kristin Ray chats with Lauren Clayborne, formerly of the Detroit Pistons and the Detroit Lions. Lauren is currently in a career transition moment where she stepped away from her role in community relations and is…
Hockey Talk: S1E9 - Mental Toughness with Alex Rigsby
Nov 27, 2018 • 31 min
Mental toughness, resilience and confidence are essential requirements for success in sport and in ice hockey Coach Shannon Miller explains why as she talks to Calgary Inferno goal tender Olympian Alex Rigsby. Alex shares her highs and lows and why the…
Fair Play: Louisa Wall Weighs in on Potty Parity
Nov 23, 2018 • 35 min
Zoe George returns with Fair Play. This month – it’s been 11 months in the making. Zoë tackles Potty Parity at The Basin Reserve with Member of Parliament and former international rugby player Louisa Wall, Wellington City Councillor Fleur Fitzsimons,…
The FAB Podcast: S1E34 - Pregnancy During College Sports Season
Nov 21, 2018 • 38 min
On this episode, FAB Founder, Kristin Ray speaks with Katie Gwinn Hewitt, Associate Director of External Communications and PR for University of Michigan Athletics. They tackle the topic of planning a family when you’re a woman working in college…
Hockey Talk: S1E8 - Kacey Bellamy; Olympian & Poet
Nov 20, 2018 • 29 min
On this week’s episode about creative people and play, Coach Shannon Miller’s guest is multi-Olympian and World Championship gold medalist from Team USA Kacey Bellamy who tells us why she wanted to play for Calgary Inferno. We also hear about why she…
The Sailing Show: Olympic and Offshore Sailing with Carolijn Brouwer & Hannah Diamond
Nov 16, 2018 • 25 min
On this month’s episode of The Sailing Show, Abby Ehler chats to offshore sailor Hannah Diamond, as well as catching up with recently crowned World Sailor of the Year, Carolijn Brouwer about the latest news in in the world of Olympic sailing. Hannah…
The FAB Podcast: S1E33 - Sports Digital Video Producer
Nov 14, 2018 • 20 min
On this final episode of our Women of BTN Series, we speak with Kristen Hayman, Web Video Producer for Big Ten Network. She introduces listeners to the world of digital media in sports as a career. She spreads her message of calculated risk taking and…
Hockey Talk_S1E7: Keeping it Fun & Playing Smart Offense
Nov 13, 2018 • 29 min
On this week’s episode Coach Shannon Miller shares her philosophy for creating a spirit that while taking the sport seriously the team must have fun and remember why they love the game. She also talks tactics and explains her thoughts on a smart offensive…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E2 - Basketball Coach - Muffet McGraw
Nov 8, 2018 • 37 min
On episode 2 of the WeCOACH Podcast, host and WeCOACH Executive Director Megan Kahn welcomes University of Notre Dame head women’s basketball coach Muffet McGraw who is coming off their 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship and preparing to…
The FAB Podcast: S1E32 - Digital Sports Journalism
Nov 7, 2018 • 28 min
In this week’s episode, Kristin Ray talks to Brooke Fletcher, Digital Host for Fox Sports Detroit as part our Young Female Professionals Series. Brooke she tells us about how patience and appreciation helped her get to this amazing point in her career.…
Hockey Talk: S1E6 - Change is Inevitable, Growth is Optional
Nov 6, 2018 • 23 min
On this week’s episode the topic is expectations and accountability with the emphasis on the fact that change is inevitable, growth optional. Shannon encourage coaches to take a progressive approach, to develop a vision and a strategic plan. “It’s…
The Circle: S2E1 - Fiona Ryan - A Roller Coaster Ride
Nov 5, 2018 • 29 min
Fiona Ryan née Boyce played 101 games for the Hockeyroos from 2009 - 2012. Growing up in Western Australia in family so closely linked with hockey, there was no doubt that Fiona would make her mark on the game. Known for her fitness and determination,…
Off the Track: S1E11 - Allyship in the Roller Derby Community- Part 2
Nov 1, 2018 • 52 min
On this episode of Off the Track, Mick Swagger and Mary Fagdalene continue their story of Allyship in the Roller Derby Community. How to recognize micro aggressions, gaslighting, white fragility and complicity in racism within their personal story of…
The FAB Podcast: S1E31 - Choosing Your Field of Sports Marketing
Oct 31, 2018 • 29 min
On this episode we chat with Allison Butler of the Big Ten Network. She enlightens us about the differences between working in marketing for a broadcast TV Network, professional teams, and professional leagues, like the NBA. She talks about the pros and…
Hockey Talk: S1E5 - Dare to Take the Lead and Fly
Oct 30, 2018 • 30 min
On this week’s episode Coach Shannon Miller shares her philosophy on daring to take the lead and initiate the offensive game, not to be stuck in old habits of previous match play strategies. She says: “Do your best to escape the gravitational pull of what…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E17 - Planning Your Season
Oct 26, 2018 • 17 min
On this episode, as the season comes to a close, Siri & Bek look ahead to planning the next season. They share their experiences as coaches for both professionals and age-groupers on what to consider when selecting races always with the destination race…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E1 - Megan Kahn with Softball Coach Sue Enquist
Oct 25, 2018 • 46 min
The WeCOACH Podcast aims for the fences with its first episode. Host and WeCOACH Executive Director Megan Kahn sits down with the ubertalented coach, dynamic speaker, and impassioned leadership expert Sue Enquist. They discuss her storied 27-year coaching…
The WeCOACH Podcast: S1E1 - Megan Kahn with Softball Coach Sue Enquist
Oct 25, 2018 • 37 min
The WeCOACH Podcast aims for the fences with its first episode. Host and WeCOACH Executive Director Megan Kahn sits down with the ubertalented coach, dynamic speaker, and impassioned leadership expert Sue Enquist. They discuss her storied 27-year coaching…
The FAB Podcast: S1E30 - Maximizing Your Internship
Oct 24, 2018 • 28 min
Continuing our series on the Big Ten Network Kristin’s guest is Taylor Washington who was a summer marketing intern at BTN. Taylor talks about how to make the most of an intern opportunity. Taylor works with Kristin and is also involved with Females in…
Hockey Talk: S1E4 - The Hickel Sisters Pulling on the Same Rope
Oct 23, 2018 • 39 min
On this week’s show Shannon discusses Team Work, why it’s so important to ensure everyone knows their roles and responsibilities and are pulling on the rope at the same time. She shares some advice and tips for coaches and players on her secrets to…
Transcending Sport: Sports Psychology - Motivation with Dr. Inga Wolframm
Oct 19, 2018 • 27 min
In this series of sports psychology that was first aired in 2014 Chris talks to sports psychologist, author and researcher Dr Inga Wolfram about motivation. She explains that ambition is a combination of autonomy and competence or an alternative theory of…
The FAB Podcast: S1E29 - Hannah Bradley: Sports Information Director
Oct 17, 2018 • 30 min
On this week’s FAB Podcast, Kristin Ray chats with Hannah Bradley, Assistant Director Of Media Relations at the Southern Conference as part of the Young Female Professionals Series. Hannah has experience working in three different university’s athletic…
Hockey Talk: S1E3 - Rebecca Johnston’s Medal Winning Career
Oct 16, 2018 • 28 min
On this week’s show Shannon covers a range of topics for coaches including planning training and games, discrimination in the coaching profession, using positions of power to empower others. Her guest is one of her key players at Calgary Inferno’s,…
Transcending Sport: Samantha Livingstone Redefines Success
Oct 12, 2018 • 29 min
Samantha Livingstone has truly transcended sport since retiring from the U.S. National Swimming Team. Her career highlights included the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team when as an 18-year-old, she won a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics after swimming the…
The FAB Podcast: S1E28 - Negotiating your Salary During a Job Change
Oct 10, 2018 • 31 min
We finish up our Salary Negotiation for Women series with this third installment with Kathy Grayson, Career Consultant for PGA of America. This week host, Kristin Ray and Kathy cover the ins and outs of negotiating your salary during a job change. When we…
Hockey Talk S1E2: Hilary Knight’s Light Shines On and Off the Ice
Oct 9, 2018 • 57 min
On this episode Coach Shannon Miller discusses team leadership, the purpose of team rules, creating a championship culture, recruiting tips and her Drill of the Week - Constant motion in the OZ. Her sidebar this week is a shout-out to: Billie Jean King…
The Sailing Show: Ireland’s Joan Mulloy Makes History in La Solitaire
Oct 4, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode Abby Ehler is joined by Irish yachtswoman, Joan Molloy who has recently returned from competing in the La Solitaire URGO, a single handed multi-stage race, in a one design boat, with a total of 36 competitors of which 5 were women and 8…
The FAB Podcast: S1E27 - Jessica Bryant, Event Coordinator, Detroit Pistons
Oct 3, 2018 • 26 min
On this week’s episode, we sit down with Jessica Bryant, Event Coordinator for Palace Sports and Entertainment, as part of our Young Female Professionals Series. Jessica tells us a little bit about how the worlds of entertainment collide with sports on a…
Hockey Talk: S1E1 - Kicking off the Season
Oct 2, 2018 • 38 min
Coach Shannon Miller begins her own hockey podcast show sponsored by IN STAT in which she will talk a lot of hockey but also discuss other topics important in the world of women’s sport. The show will be weekly throughout the hockey season and will…
Off the Track: S1E10 - Allyship: How We Can Support Minorities in Roller Derby?
Oct 1, 2018 • 49 min
Allyship is a balance of active support that requires action. It is more than words and implementing policy. We must walk our talk. In this presentation Mick Swagger and Mary Fagdalene will talk about their journey as a couple in navigating this topic.…
Fair Play: September - White Ferns, Leadership in Sport and Youth Olympics
Sep 29, 2018 • 36 min
Zoe George is joined in the co-host chair this month by Sport Aotearoa CEO Rachel Froggatt to discuss leadership in women’s sport. Zoe catches up with on-form White Ferns player Sophie Devine to discuss the lead up to the women’s ICC T20. Plus Former…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E16 - Mentors & Mentoring
Sep 28, 2018 • 27 min
Siri & Bek talk about being pregnant and embracing the time away from the sport. Siri says don’t train hard through it but take the time to focus on pregnancy and family. They then discuss how important it is to have a support network is, to not focus on…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E12 - What Causes Injuries?
Sep 27, 2018 • 8 min
Dr. Heather North offers some great advice as usual about how we can safeguard against injuries. What causes them and the many aspects of our lives that can contribute to an injury. It’s important to always take time to warm up those muscles and to cool…
The FAB Podcast: S1E26 - TV Production
Sep 26, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of The FAB Podcast, we hear from Akisha Lockhart, Production Assistant for the Big Ten Network. Akisha talks about the importance of considering all job opportunities after college, because you never know which one will be the one for you.…
The Horse Show: S3E25 - World Equestrian Games Final - Simone Blum
Sep 23, 2018 • 5 min
Chris Stafford wraps up the final day of competition from the FEI World Equestrian Games with the newly crowned show jumping World Champion Germany’s Simone Blum. It was a thrilling competition to watch a woman on top of the podium again—the first time…
The Horse Show: S3E24 - WEG Day 11 - Sophie Wells, Louise Parkes
Sep 22, 2018 • 23 min
On day 11 of the FEI World Equestrian Games, Chris Stafford talks to double gold medalist Britain’s Sophie Wells MBE who has now won five WEG medals in her career, which she underlined with her freestyle performance today riding the 11 year old Dutch…
The Horse Show: S3E23 - WEG Day 10 - Adrienne Sternlicht, Malin Baryard, Karen O’Connor, Katie Prudent
Sep 21, 2018 • 22 min
Team USA took the gold medal today in the show jumping competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games and it came down to a jump off between Sweden and the USA to decide the gold and silver. It was a spectacular competition and Chris spoke to Adrienne…
The Horse Show: S3E22 - WEG Day 9 - Misdee Wrigley-Miller, Holly Smith
Sep 20, 2018 • 17 min
On Day 9 of competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games, Chris talks to Misdee Wrigley Miller, the first woman to compete in the carriage driving at a world championships. This is Misdee’s second World Equestrian Games; she made her debut on the team in…
WEG Day 8 - Erynn Ballard, Adrienne Sternlicht, Amanda Derbyshire
Sep 19, 2018 • 21 min
The show jumping competition of the World Equestrian Games got underway in Tryon, NC and Chris Stafford talked to three team rookies who are making their championship debut and who were previous guests on The Horse Show. Canada’s Erynn Ballard rode Darkos…
The FAB Podcast: S1E25 - Networking Like A Pro - The Follow-Up
Sep 19, 2018 • 33 min
On this, our final episode in our Networking Like A Pro series, Janice Porter, Master Networker, gives us the most important aspects of how to follow up after a sports industry networking event. She cites the 24-7-30 method which explains when and via…
The Horse Show: S3E20 - Laura Kraut, Di Lampard, Annie Peavy, Heather Blitz, Becky Reno
Sep 18, 2018 • 31 min
On the show today from day 7 of the World Equestrian Games Chris talks to Team USA Grade IV para dressage rider Annie Peavy who riders Royal Dark Chocolate and her coach Heather Blitz about their ride. And as the show jumpers prepare for the first class…
WEG Day 4 - Ros Canter, World Eventing Champion
Sep 17, 2018 • 13 min
Great Britain dominated the eventing competition here at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, NC winning both team and individual gold medals. Canadian eventer Jessica Payne joins Chris Stafford to round up the competition and take a look at the standout…
The Horse Show: S3E18 - WEG Day 4 - Cross Country with Ingrid Klimke and Ros Canter
Sep 15, 2018 • 19 min
On today’s episode of The Horse Show, Chris Stafford reports from the FEI World Equestrian Games after the cross country phase of eventing. It was a fabulous day’s competition which saw there women taking the medal placings. Chris spoke to Germany’s…
The Horse Show: S3E17 - WEG Day 3 - Charlotte Dujardin, Heather Blitz, Bettina Hoy, Debbie Adams
Sep 14, 2018 • 30 min
On the show today Chris Stafford chats to former USA Team rider Heather Blitz who reviews the Grand Prix Special and you can hear how impressed she was with the quality of the leading riders. Women ruled today with all three podium places going to the…
The Horse Show: S3E16 - WEG Day 2; Heather Blitz, Isabell Werth and Bonnie Mosser
Sep 13, 2018 • 30 min
On day 2 of the World Equestrian Games, the team dressage medals were decided and it came down to the anchor rider for Team USA to not only squeeze Sweden off the podium and to the home crowd’s delight they went one better to clinch the silver medal…
The Horse Show: S3E15 - Drama in Endurance plus Jonelle Price
Sep 12, 2018 • 14 min
It’s the first day of competition at the FEI World Equestrian Games which got underway at 7am with the endurance. Alas, chaos reined as some riders were misdirected by the stewards and got lost so the FEI decided to restart the race at the first vet gate…
The FAB Podcast: S1E24 - Dani McSweeney, Pittsburgh Penguins
Sep 12, 2018 • 25 min
On this week’s episode, Kristin chats with Dani McSweeney, Inside Sales Representative for the Pittsburgh Penguins, as part of our Young Female Professional Series. Dani tells us about your previous sports-related experience and her journey into the…
The Horse Show: S3E14 - The FEI World Equestrian Games is Ready
Sep 11, 2018 • 19 min
Chris Stafford begins coverage of the FEI World Equestrian Games from the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Tryon, NC with an introduction to the event, its history and what we can expect of the eight disciplines that are taking place over the next…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E15 - The Kona Effect
Sep 7, 2018 • 40 min
Siri & Bek talk us through preparing for the race of your life at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii which takes place on October 13, 2018. They recommend when to arrive ahead of the race and some places to train on the island to get…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E11 - Shoe Fitting and Orthotic Prescriptions
Sep 6, 2018 • 11 min
On this episode, Dr. Heather North explains how shoe fitting and foot movement has that there is no scientific evidence to favor orthotic prescriptions. Shoes that change eversion or control the foot don’t really change the movement path but rather range…
The FAB Podcast: S1E23 - Working in Sports Tourism
Sep 5, 2018 • 23 min
This week, Kristin Ray visits with Meghan Ziehmer, Associate Director of the Greater Lansing Sports Authority. She introduces us to the world of sports tourism and all that it has to offer women who want to work in sports. From events specialists to…
Off the Track: S1E9 - 2018 RollerCon Discusses People of Color
Sep 4, 2018 • 61 min
On this week’s episode we hear an extract from the recent RollerCon discussing people of color hosted by Mick Swagger from Team Indigenous: “Most important thing I’ve been a part of in roller derby to date. Winning Hydras and playing top ten doesn’t…
The Horse Show: S3E13 - Debbie McDonald Takes the Long View for Team USA Dressage
Sep 3, 2018 • 21 min
Debbie McDonald has been an integral part of Team USA Dressage for a number of years since she stole the limelight with her extraordinary mare Brentina winning team silver and bronze at the 2012 and 2016 World Equestrian Games and the team bronze at the…
Sound Bites: S1E14 - Finding Your Race Weight
Aug 31, 2018 • 11 min
On this week’s episode of Sound Bites Maricarmen Farias discusses the best way to find your target race weight - percentage of body fat and how you come up with that figure. If it seems that your approach to weight loss has not been working out great for…
Fair Play: NZ National Teams On A Roll
Aug 30, 2018 • 38 min
On this month episode of Fair Play, Zoe George is joined by RNZ sports journalist Ravinder Hunia the co-host chair to discuss cricket with NZ Cricket’s Catherine Campbell and the growth of the T20 game, Louisa Wall, MP shares her thoughts on the on-form…
The FAB Podcast: S1E22 - Lisa Byington; Women of Big Ten Network
Aug 29, 2018 • 36 min
This week on the FAB Podcast, we have the honor of speaking with trailblazing sports broadcaster, Lisa Byington, as the kick-off of our Women of BTN (Big Ten Network) Series. She has so much to say about the sports broadcasting industry and women’s role…
Ruck On: S2E8 - Youth Rugby
Aug 28, 2018 • 26 min
On this week’s show Poppy Cleall is joined by Chris Stafford standing in for Kim Donaldson. Poppy offers a review of the Under 20 Tri Nations that recently took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia and explains why this youth tournament is important for…
The Horse Show: S3E12 - Erynn Ballard Has Championship Debut in Her Sights
Aug 27, 2018 • 26 min
We continue our lead up to the FEI World Equestrian Games, which will be held in Tryon NC from Sept 11 to the 23rd, by profiling another rider who is in contention to represent their country. Canadian show jumper Erynn Ballard from Tottenham, Ontario…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E14 - Preparing for Your First Ironman
Aug 24, 2018 • 32 min
Siri Lindley and Bek Keat share their combined experiences of racing an Ironman and coaching several triathletes to prepare for the big race. They share advice on how to ensure that every box is checked, that no detail is too small and how there will be…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E10 - Cracking Joints
Aug 23, 2018 • 10 min
Dr. Heather North explains what happens when we crack our joints and dispels the myths surrounding this. What happens when the joints are cracked and what makes the cracking noise? We also learn about joint health in general from bending knees for an…
The FAB Podcast: S1E21 - Mia Corsini; the Woman Behind US Figure Skating Events
Aug 22, 2018 • 39 min
This week, Kristin Ray chats with Mia Corsini, Director of Events for U.S. Figure Skating. With events jobs in such a high demand from young women around the country, Mia shines some light on the ins and outs of handling events in the sports industry.…
Off the Track: S1E8 - “Rogue Runner” Turned Coach
Aug 21, 2018 • 32 min
On this week’s episode Mick Swagger talks to Jessica McCarroll aka “Rogue Runner” about making the transition from player to coach. They discuss her journey into coaching and the opportunities she has had to establish herself as a coach. ”Rogue Runner” is…
The Horse Show: S3E11 - Jessica Phoenix is On the Rise Again
Aug 20, 2018 • 23 min
Canadian eventer Jessica Phoenix rode both of her World Equestrian Team hopefuls at this weekend’s Bromont CIC event near Montreal: Bogue Sound competed in the CIC 3 star where he did the dressage and show jumping, and Pavarotti, her Pan American gold and…
Moovin & Groovin: S1E5 - Yoga as Mental Health Therapy
Aug 17, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode Yoga Teacher Claire Deacon addresses mental health issues and how yoga can help anxiety, stress and depression, will share some key poses. For people suffering from anxiety in this anxious world, yoga can be a lifeline. Whereas anxiety was…
Sound Bites: S1E13 - GI Distress
Aug 16, 2018 • 11 min
Did you know about 70% of athletes struggle with GI issues? If you are one of those this episode is for you. Sports nutritionalist and triathlete Maricarmen Farias explains GI Distress; what causes it, what you can do and should do to manage it, why you…
The FAB Podcast: S1E20 - Managing Your Work Image
Aug 15, 2018 • 26 min
On this week’s episode Kristin Ray chats with Professional Image Expert, Janice Hurley. Having worked with many former female athletes on their professional image, Janice talks with Kristin about the two words women should use when framing their work…
Talking Point: S1E11 - Athlete Ally Plays Vital Role in LGBTQI Community
Aug 14, 2018 • 38 min
On this month’s Talking Point, Lisa Ingarfield talks to Anne Lieberman who is a queer, intersectional feminist and lifelong martial artist. As Director of Policy & Programs at Athlete Ally, Anne leads the organization’s state-based and national LGBTQ…
The Horse Show: S3E10 - Adrienne Lyle Aims for Personal Best at WEG
Aug 13, 2018 • 31 min
Dressage rider Adrienne Lyle, 33, from Widbey Island, Washington State and currently training in Wellington, Florida, will be competing in her second World Equestrian Games next month when she partners Betsy Juliano’s 11 year old Hannoverian stallion…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E13 - Time Crunch Training
Aug 10, 2018 • 34 min
Siri Lindley and Bek Keat present a number of training options for athletes who have limited time to train due to other commitments such as a full-time job, and how to maximize the time. They explain that you can even train for an Ironman on 1 hour…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E9 - Focus on Posture
Aug 9, 2018 • 14 min
On this week’s episode Dr. Heather North explains why and how we need to be mindful of our posture in our daily routines and takes us through a range of exercises to counter those habits. And why it’s important to recognize how our postural habits can…
The FAB Podcast: S1E19 - Navigating Work Environments
Aug 8, 2018 • 42 min
On this week’s episode, Kristin Ray, speaks with Bobbi-Sue Doyle-Hazard, Assistant General Counsel of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The conversation covers a plethora of topics, including sexual harassment at work, male-dominated work environments, the…
The Sailing Show: Bridging the Gap in Women’s Sailing
Aug 7, 2018 • 31 min
On this month’s episode Abby Ehler chats to Sam Davies, former skipper of Team SCA/ Volvo Ocean Race sailor who is vying for the 2020 Vendee Globe Race, Elodie Mettraux, also former Team SCA/Volvo Ocean Race sailor and recent Tour Voile competitor, and…
The Horse Show: S3E9 - Lynn Symansky’s Road to WEG
Aug 6, 2018 • 39 min
U.S. Eventer Lynn Symansky has been selected for the World Equestrian Games with her long-time partner the 15 year old Thoroughbred Donner owned by The Donner Syndicate. Lynn is no stranger to the team having been a member of the gold medal winning team…
Sound Bites: S1E12 - Why Can’t I Lose Weight?
Aug 3, 2018 • 12 min
Maricarmen offers different ways to help you lose starting with goal setting, explaining that you have to have the willpower and commitment much as you do in life and especially as an athlete. Holistic nutrition is about much more than just food. Eating…
Ruck On: S2E7 - Sevens World Cup and Poppy’s Team of the Month
Aug 2, 2018 • 25 min
Former Team Canada Hooker Kim Donaldson is joined again by Saracens & England Lock Poppy Cleall to review the latest news and share their views on the world of women’s rugby. Poppy recently attended the Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Fransisco and shares…
The FAB Podcast: S1E18 - Negotiating a Raise
Aug 1, 2018 • 37 min
Statistics show that women are less likely to fight for the raise or promotion that they believe they are due, based on how they will come across at work. On this episode, we continue our Salary Negotiation series with Career Consultant for PGA of…
Transcending Sport: Katie Hargitt, Fuel the Female
Jul 31, 2018 • 29 min
Motor Racing’s Katie Hargitt has, it’s fair to say, landed her dream job as a pit reporter for IndyCar and IndyLights on NBCSN. She also produces and hosts a web show, #UpToSpeed, on IndyCar.com. Katie was born and raised in Indianapolis so the fumes of…
The Horse Show: S3E8 - Annie Peavy Pulls No Punches
Jul 30, 2018 • 20 min
Para dressage rider Annie Peavy, 22, is heading for her second FEI World Equestrian Games, this time riding a different horses to the one she rode at the 2014 WEG in Normandy, France and in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Royal Dark Chocolate, or “Cocoa” as…
Moovin & Groovin S1E4 - Yoga for Equestrians
Jul 27, 2018 • 18 min
Claire Deacon highlights some of the best yoga poses for equestrians. She explains that self-awareness and emotional awareness is an important tool to unite with your horse and also important to find harmony in yourself. This is where yoga comes in. In a…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E8 - Understanding Dry Needling
Jul 26, 2018 • 15 min
On this week’s episode, Dr. Heather North helps us understand the use of dry needling in physical therapy. Dry needling is a unique procedure intended to specifically target and restore muscle function, with an emphasis on improving tissue healing and…
The FAB Podcast: S1E17 - The Art of Networking
Jul 25, 2018 • 32 min
This week’s episode features master networker, Janice Porter, of JanicePorter.com. Host Kristin Ray and Janice continue the Networking Like a Pro series. Earlier this spring, in Episode 1 of the series Janice introduced the first step to her networking…
Athlete Profile: Shannon Gardiner, RSA, Rhythmic Gymnast
Jul 24, 2018 • 23 min
South African Rhythmic Gymnast Shannon Gardiner, 18, is focused on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the journey has already begun. She will shortly be heading to Europe to compete in the World Championships and after the she has the African National…
The Horse Show: S3E7 - Anne Kursinski - Coaching and Safe Sport
Jul 23, 2018 • 58 min
On this episode Chris Stafford talks with an all time leading American show jumping rider and coach, Anne Kursinski about coaches and coaching, and her story of being a victim of sexual abuse. Anne is a five time Olympian, double silver medalist from…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E12
Jul 20, 2018 • 23 min
On this week’s episode Siri & Bek discuss the importance of debriefing after a race, and why you should visualize everything—when things go wrong as well as right—be prepared and you will handle anything. Look for how can you make each one the best race…
Sound Bites: S1E11 - What to Look for in Food Labels
Jul 19, 2018 • 12 min
On this week’s episode Maricarmen Farias explains nutrition labels; what’s inside the food you are eating with a comprehensive list of ingredients which can be confusing with all the information available. Manufacturers claiming their products are…
Off the Track: S1E7 - Maurine Filip; Psychology of Roller Derby
Jul 18, 2018 • 45 min
In this episode Mick Swagger chats with Maurine Filip of Stockholm Roller Derb who obtained her Masters degree in Psychology with a focus on Sports and Organizational Psychology. She and Mick discuss #mentalmondays, which aim to give Roller Derby athletes…
(f)empower: S1E10 - Missy Franklin Tells it Like it Is
Jul 17, 2018 • 54 min
In this season finale before Kara Lynn Joyce and Christen Shefchunas take a summer break they are joined by a living legend in swimming. Missy Franklin shares some special moments in her career, how she faced her fear and found her confidence, how…
The Circle: S2E2 - Janne Müller-Wieland, German Captain
Jul 16, 2018 • 31 min
On this month’s episode of The Circle, Ash Nelson’s guest is Janne Müller-Wieland, captain of Germany and a world class international player with over 220 caps for her country. She is a 3 x Olympian, having represented Germany at Beijing 2008, London 2012…
The Horse Show: S3E6 - Adrienne Steinlicht is Chasing Her Dreams
Jul 13, 2018 • 36 min
Connecticut native Adrienne Sternlicht, 25, has watched her US rankings climb to no 6 and elevate her to the short list for the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, NC this fall. Trained by McLain Ward, Adrienne’s ‘once in a lifetime’ partner is the 10…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E7 -
Jul 12, 2018 • 8 min
On this episode Dr. Heather North offers advice about injuries that are caused by exercising in the heat and how to avoid them. In the show notes for this episode here there is the list of topics that are discussed from blisters to the most efficient way…
The FAB Podcast: S1E16 - Social Media; Focus on Twitter
Jul 11, 2018 • 24 min
This week we continue our series on social media for our careers and sit down with Caroline Drake of Bloom Social Media for a focus on Twitter. This conversation is relevant to any female in our industry who is growing their career from the ground up, or…
Talking Point: S1E10 - Brenda Andress, She Is Campaign
Jul 10, 2018 • 49 min
This month Dr. Lisa Ingarfield is joined by Brenda Andress, Commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) and Founder of the She Is campaign; a project initiated to support women and girls in sport at all levels. They discuss the She Is…
Moovin & Groovin: S1E3 - Yoga for Cyclists
Jul 9, 2018 • 17 min
Claire Deacon guides us through some of the best yoga poses for cyclists, explaining that cycling is one of the few activities in which muscles contract concentrically (so, while shortening), rather than eccentrically (while lengthening). The repetitive…
Off the Track: S1E6 - The Voice of Roller Derby Announcing
Jul 6, 2018 • 46 min
On this week’s episode of Off the Track, Mick Swagger from Team Indigenous is joined by Carly Harper aka The Lovely Biertrix. You may recognize her voice as she is a long time Roller Derby announcer who has been in the European announcing scene for a…
Sound Bites: S1E10 - Shopping for Healthy Options
Jul 5, 2018 • 10 min
Do you struggle with finding healthier options when you go grocery shopping? On this week’s episode Maricarmen Farias shares some great alternatives you can find that will give you the nutrition you need. She recommends that you always look at labels when…
The FAB Podcast: S1E15 - Female Mentoring with Christina Hovestadt
Jul 3, 2018 • 31 min
On this week’s episode of The FAB Podcast, Kristin Ray speaks with Christina Hovestadt, Community Relations Manager for the National Football League (NFL) about the importance of female mentoring in the sports industry and how to help yourself to stand…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E6 - Endurance Running and Recovery
Jun 30, 2018 • 13 min
On this episode Dr. Heather North offers advice for endurance runners, how to survive your first marathon and the common injuries that come along with it. Heather talks us through the start of training, stretching, increasing mileage and avoiding injury,…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E11 - Run For Your Life
Jun 29, 2018 • 42 min
The dynamic duo behind one of the leading triathlon coaching clubs in the world Team Sirius Tri Club, Siri Lindley and Rebekah Keat, offer another jam-packed episode of their experiences and advice, this time for the transition off the bike and the run.…
Ruck On: S2E6 - Kim & Poppy’s Summer Summary
Jun 28, 2018 • 21 min
On this month’s Ruck On former Team Canada Hooker Kim Donaldson welcomes her new co-host Saracen & England Lock Poppy Cleall and what a jam packed show they have with Poppy chomping at the bit to get out the gate and offer her Team of the Month. But not…
From Pride to Pickleball to Potty Parity
Jun 28, 2018 • 35 min
This month Zoe kicks off by making the men’s World Cup football about women and their involvement, Sports Psychologist Karen Nimmo gives us some tips to being assertive, we celebrate LGBTQI + month with the Central Pulse netball team, and we find out what…
The FAB Podcast: S1E14 - Sports Journalism
Jun 27, 2018 • 36 min
On this week’s episode, Kristin Ray speaks with Kaleigh Krish and Emily van Buskirk, hosts of the Sideline Sasss Podcast. Kaleigh and Emily, along with being hosts of their own show, are sports journalism professionals in the bay area of California. They…
(f)empower S1E9 - Kelsi Worrell Dahlia in the Ready Room
Jun 26, 2018 • 36 min
Kara Lynn Joyce and Coach Christen welcome 2016 Olympic gold medalist Kelsi Worrell Dahlia who shares her story of choosing the University of Louisville and her iconic rise onto the national stage. Kelsi shares her experiences at Olympic Trials, what she…
Moovin and Groovin: S1E2 - Yoga for Runners
Jun 25, 2018 • 22 min
Claire Deacon guides us through some of the best yoga poses for runners, explaining there is no fast track for flexibility, it takes ground work and time but once you’re there you are in with some continuance. Flexibility will help you with your general…
Sound Bites: S1E9 - A Question of Protein
Jun 23, 2018 • 11 min
If you ever wonder how much protein you need to eat as an athlete, this episode is for you. Maricarmen discusses the function of protein, the daily recommendation if you have a sedentary lifestyle, if you are an athlete or if you want to build muscle. She…
Off the Track: S1E5 - Team Indigenous Talk Politics
Jun 22, 2018 • 55 min
On this week’s episode Mick Swagger talks to Jumpy McGee, aka April Fournier, Co founder of Team Indigenous, coach at Maine Roller Derby, Board of Directors for Maine Roller Derby and member of the World Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Advisory…
The Sailing Show from The Volvo Ocean Race in Gothenburg
Jun 21, 2018 • 20 min
On this month’s episode of The Sailing Show, Abby Ehler talks to Libby Greenhalgh, Dee Caffari and Carolijn Brouwer before the final leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. With a thrilling finish in store as the fleet race towards The Hague, Abby asks how they feel…
The FAB Podcast - S1E13 - FAB Finds Its Feet
Jun 21, 2018 • 23 min
On this week’s episode, FAB founder Kristin Ray chats with Chris Stafford, Founder & President of WiSP Sports about the topics that The FAB Podcast has covered in its first six months and what has resonated with them. They also discuss what’s in store for…
(f)empower: S1E8 - Catherine Vogt Coaching Open Water Champions
Jun 20, 2018 • 28 min
On this week’s show Kara and Christen get up close and personal with Catherine Vogt, Associate Head Coach at USC, 2016 Head Olympic Open Water Coach, and the personal coach of Haley Anderson, one of the best open water swimmers in the world. Catherine…
Talking Point: S1E9 - How Menstruation Affects Sportswomen
Jun 19, 2018 • 42 min
This month Lisa’s guest is Dr. Georgie Bruinvels a research scientist for Urenco to discuss her research and work into our menstrual cycles and how they affect how hormones and other components of our life and how that affects our athletic participation.…
The Horse Show: S3E5 - Wolff Shows Her Winning Spirit
Jun 15, 2018 • 33 min
At the recent Upperville Horse Show in Virginia, which is the oldest horse show in the country, A young woman from Ohio caught the attention of the crowd when she won the $216,000 Upperville Jumper Classic CSI4* after an eight horse jump-off. This was Ali…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E5 -Caring for Your Feet
Jun 14, 2018 • 12 min
The care of your feet and the correct footwear for your individual needs is a critical aspect of athlete health as Dr. Heather North explains there are some simple ways to ensure your feet don’t slow you down. She talks about some of the common issues and…
The FAB Podcast: S1E12 - College Sports vs Professional Sports
Jun 13, 2018 • 33 min
On this week’s episode, Kristin Ray from Females in Athletic Business talks with Dr. Janice Hilliard, Ph.d. on the similarities and differences between working in college athletics versus professional sports. Dr. Hilliard is able to use her years both in…
(f)empower: S1E7 - Challenges of a Champion; Samantha Arsenault Livingstone
Jun 12, 2018 • 38 min
Olympic gold medalist Samantha Arsenault Livingstone has taken her passions of being genuine, real and owning her story and started her own business speaking and coaching women. Samantha dives deep into her story of being harassed on the pool deck as a…
Moovin and Groovin: S1E1 - Sun Salutation
Jun 11, 2018 • 30 min
Yoga teach Claire Deacon kicks off her new show explaining why yoga is for anyone by describing a simple pose - Sun Salutation. Claire will address flexibility, the art of stretching properly, as well as what’s needed for performance. Claire is the…
Sound Bites: S1E8 - Lack of Appetite
Jun 8, 2018 • 10 min
What should athletes do if they do not get hungry after a long session? Maricarmen addresses why this happens on this episode and some of the practices that you should avoid at all costs if your goal is to achieve lasting health. Also recognizing the…
The FAB Podcast: S1E11 - Why Professional Women Face Unique Challenges
Jun 7, 2018 • 34 min
On this week’s episode, Kristin Ray talks to Jerica Williams, Chief Marketing Officer at Q4 Sports, and Owner/Founder of AllJace Consulting. Jerica reflects on her experience as a student athlete, career consultant and marketing expert to shed some light…
(f)empower: S1E6 - Amanda Weir is Focused on a Long Career
Jun 6, 2018 • 42 min
Christen Shefchunas and Kara Lynn Joyce chat to multi-medalist Amanda Weir about her career, her routine for the big meets, how discovering she needed surgery for fractured vertebrae has motivated her to having the surgery she needed to continue swimming…
Off the Track: S1E4 - Life After Roller Derby
Jun 4, 2018 • 51 min
Mick Swagger of Team Indigenous and coach catches up with two retired players that she used to play with; former Wheels of Justice and Team USA player and owner and coach of Left Turn Coaching Mercy Shammah, and former London Roller Girl All-Star and Team…
the SIRI & BEK show - Optimize your Transition and Bike
Jun 1, 2018 • 42 min
Siri & Bek have tons of advice and experiences to share for the next stage of the race following on from the last episode, which covered the start of the race and the swim. They cover everything from walking the transition. knowing the course, carrying…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E4 - Top 6 Exercises to Stay Healthy
May 31, 2018 • 19 min
Dr. Heather North offers the Top 6 Exercises for any athlete to stay healthy from top to bottom that bridge the gap between all sports. Keeping these short allows for life commitments like jobs and family and our sports, while important, mean we don’t…
The Horse Show: Izzy Taylor, Hungry for Success
May 31, 2018 • 27 min
Izzy Taylor is currently number 2 in the British Eventing rankings with 20 horses in training and 12 of them at international level. She is constantly on the road to compete around Europe while juggling being the mother of two - Lucy and Fred. Her spring…
The FAB Podcast: S1E10 - Showing Emotion in the Workplace
May 30, 2018 • 47 min
On this episode of The FAB Podcast Kristin Ray continues the mental health series with the second installment. Dr. Kimberly Elsbach, PhD talks about the effects of crying and showing emotion for women in the workplace. We learn about her study regarding…
(f)empower - College Coaching with NCAA Champion Stephanie Williams-Moreno
May 30, 2018 • 36 min
Kara Lynn Joyce and Christen Shefchunas are joined by Stephanie Williams-Moreno who swam for the University of Georgia from 1999-2002. She is a 28 time NCAA All American (out of a possible 28), an NCAA Champion and a contributor to 3 NCAA team titles…
Transcending Sport S1E17 - Claire Deacon, Olas
May 29, 2018 • 19 min
Claire Deacon is the founder of the Olas leggings and the company that produces them. Claire is a graphic designer whose philosophy is about using fabrics that help the environment. She spent 10 years in the industry designing shoes, bags and surf…
The Circle: S2E1 - Where are the Female Coaches?
May 28, 2018 • 27 min
Ash Nelson is back with a new season of The Circle and begins by tackling the margin of female coaches at elite level which ranges from 10-15%. To help understand the discrepancy Ash is joined by Steph Andrews who is a product of the Australian playing…
Sound Bites: S1E7 - Creating a Diet
May 25, 2018 • 9 min
What can you do when you start a new eating plan to ensure you are set up for success? On this episode Maricarmen Farias explains some ways to prepare yourself when it comes to diet plans. Starting a new lifestyle is always exciting, but what happens when…
The FAB Podcast: S1E9 - Women Working It
May 24, 2018 • 34 min
On this ‘by request’ episode, Kristin Ray chats with two of FAB’s most successful students —and recent professional—members, Jazmyn Paterson and Remi Monaghan. They shed some light on their detailed and intentional processes that have helped them secure…
(f)empower: S1E4 - Going Pro with Katie Meili
May 23, 2018 • 38 min
Christen Shefchunas and Kara Lynn Joyce are joined by Katie Meili, Columbia graduate, 2016 Olympic Gold and Bronze Medalist, 2017 World Championships Silver Medalist and now in law school at Georgetown continuing to train for 2020. Katie talks about her…
Ruck On: S2E5 - Premiership, Coaches, Sevens and a Proposal!
May 22, 2018 • 17 min
Former Canadian Hooker Kim Donaldson is joined again by Saracens & England Lock Poppy Cleall to chat about the latest news from around the world of women’s international rugby including Poppy’s games with the Saracens, playing in the premiership, coaching…
Talking Point: S1E8 - How Equity has Evolved for Girls & Women
May 22, 2018 • 61 min
Lisa Ingarfield is joined by Karen Lofstrom who for 30 years has advocated for women and girls in sport in Canada and internationally. We will hear about the trends Karen has seen changes and improvements but also where she thinks we still need to go for…
Fair Play: Disability and Sport
May 21, 2018 • 36 min
On this month’s episode of Fair Play Zoe George and guests talk about linguistics behind sports from fraternity to batsmen. We have an update from the Basin Reserve including what’s happening with those toilets. We chat to Sophie Devine who is off to…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E3 - Variations of Knee Pain
May 18, 2018 • 19 min
Knee injuries can be scary, painful, debilitating and stop you in your tracks, worrying that sport and exercises can be permanently threatened. Dr. Heather North unpacks the causes, symptoms and treatments for knee pain to offer relief and reassurance to…
The FAB Podcast: S1E8 - Networking Like a Pro, Part 1
May 17, 2018 • 38 min
This week FAB begins a three part series on networking like a pro with Janice Porter sharing her expertise with host Kristin Ray on how to research and prepare prior to attending a networking event in order to get the most out of the experience. Datorria…
(f)empower S1E3 - Cheryl Preheim’s Journey in TV and Life
May 16, 2018 • 31 min
This week Christen Shefchuna and Kara Lynn Joyce chat with Cheryl Preheim, news anchor for the NBC affiliate WXIA-TV in Atlanta. Cheryl came from 9 News Denver where she worked for 18 years. While in Denver, she worked closely with Olympic swimmer Missy…
The FAB Podcast: Social Media Marketing
May 9, 2018 • 21 min
On this week’s episode FAB explores social media and how women in sports business can use it to promote themselves and advance their careers. Kristin Ray talks to Caroline Drake, founder of Blossom Social Media based in the UK, to talk about LinkedIn and…
The Inside Line: S1E18 - Dancing with a Ski Star
May 9, 2018 • 22 min
Ski races may be unpredictable, but there’s comfort in the predictability of the annual cycle. The season ends. Athletes retire. National governing bodies name their armies for the coming season. Summer camps begin and injured athletes make their returns…
(f)empower S1E2: Elizabeth Beisel
May 8, 2018 • 34 min
Kara Lynn Joyce & Coach Christen’s guest this week is three-time Olympic 400m medley swimmer Elizabeth Beisel. Their conversation is at once entertaining, educational and informative as Elizabeth offers words of wisdom from her illustrious career during…
Off the Track: S1E3 - Oppression in Roller Derby
May 7, 2018 • 30 min
On this week’s episode “Mick Swagger” from Team Indigenous talks to retired player Naty Guerrero-Diaz about creating systemic change through league policies in the face of increased oppression in the sport. This conversation is intended to begin the…
Sound Bites: S1E6 - The Myths of Weight Loss
May 5, 2018 • 15 min
Maricarmen unpacks the myths and mysteries of weight loss; some of the things we should be aware of, the short term vs long term benefits. When does dieting become counter-productive, are you getting enough protein, carbs, nutrients, how much should you…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E9 - Triathletes Top Tips for Open Water Swimming
May 4, 2018 • 40 min
Siri Lindley & Rebekah Keat have another jam packed episode for triathletes, this time with advice for how to get the most out of your swim in the race and ensure that you train for every eventuality. How you start the swim is critical and why you need to…
Off the Track: S1E2 - The Rise of Rainy City Roller Derby
May 3, 2018 • 30 min
“Mick Swagger” has another exclusive interview with a leading player and this week she talks to Vivien Leigh-Thal about the World Flat Track Roller Derby Association (WFTDA) and the challenges teams face getting into Division 1. Mick has coached the Rainy…
The FAB Podcast: S1E6 - Negotiating Your Salary
May 2, 2018 • 35 min
Kristin Ray tackles the hot topic of salary negotiation in your first job alongside Kathy Grayson, Career Consultant for PGA of America. They discuss the reasons why women in sports often find it difficult to negotiate their first salaries, and how…
(f)empower: S1E1 - Introducing (f)empower with Kara Lynn Joyce & Christen Shefchunas
May 1, 2018 • 14 min
Welcome to a brand new show that is all about empowering girls and women in swimming and beyond. Kara Lynn Joyce is a three-time Olympian and Founder of the LEAD Girls Summit, Kara Lynn Joyce as well as Coach Christen Shefchunas, former NCAA head coach…
Athlete Profile: Jamie Chadwick, Motor Racing
Apr 30, 2018 • 27 min
Jamie Chadwick is a 19 year old female racing driver working towards her ambition of competing in F1. Jamie currently races in British F3, three levels below F1, for Douglas Motorsport. As well as British F3 Jamie will be driving for Aston Martin in the…
Sound Bites: S1E5 - Time for Self Compassion
Apr 28, 2018 • 10 min
On this week’s episode Maricarmen discusses an important topic that most people take for granted when it comes to healthy living. That is self compassion. She helps us understand what self compassion means, that it’s important to focus on progress rather…
Talking Point: S1E7 - Dr. Nicola Brown
Apr 27, 2018 • 33 min
This month Lisa is joined by Dr. Nicola Brown from St Mary’s University in the UK to discuss her research into breast health and development on girls and women’s participation in sport. Nikki is a Senior Lecturer in Health & Exercise Science at St Mary’s…
The Inside Line: S1E17 - New Scars, New Skills and New Motivation
Apr 26, 2018 • 25 min
When The Inside Line launched last September, Jackie Wiles, an American Downhiller, agreed to be the very first guest. The show has come a long way since then, but Wiles’ life has been even more of a rollercoaster. Just a week after landing her second…
The FAB Podcast: S1E5 - Sleep Coaching for Women in Sport
Apr 25, 2018 • 41 min
Females in Athletic Business, Inc. Founder, Kristin Ray takes over the helm of the now weekly [FAB] Podcast. Her conversation this week is with Jodi Murphy of Rise Science, an organization that supports healthy sleep habits for high level athletes and…
Fair Play: S1E6 - Sexism in Sports Media
Apr 24, 2018 • 32 min
The president of New Zealand Cricket, Debbie Hockley has been threatened with physical violence and referred to in sexist terms in a petition set up to get her dumped from the Sky cricket commentary team. Zoe George discusses what women in sport media…
Volvo Ocean Race - Itajai Stopover
Apr 21, 2018 • 9 min
American Sally Barkow stands in for Abby Ehler for this episode live from Itajai in Brazil and just before the in-port race took place to talk to Australian Stacey Jackson from Vestas 11th Hour Racing and New Zealand’s Bianca Cook on Turn the Tide on…
The Horse Show: S3E3 - Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, Dressage
Apr 20, 2018 • 21 min
Germany’s Jessica von Bredow-Werndl finished third in Paris last weekend for the third time at a FEI World Cup Final with her loyal partner Unee Bb, and it was an emotional finale too. Owned by Swiss dressage judge Beatrice Bürchler-Keller the 17 year old…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E8 - Get Ready to Race
Apr 19, 2018 • 29 min
With race season about to get under way for triathletes, Team Sirius Tri Club coaches Siri & Bek offer advice on how to prepare for your first race by getting your mind as well as your body ready. There’s some great tips for visualization and developing…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E2 - Low Back Pain
Apr 18, 2018 • 15 min
Low back pain is a common injury among athletes and can manifest in many ways with acute to chronic conditions that sometimes last a lifetime. Dr. Heather North unpacks the common causes, symptoms and treatment and why the advice given by doctors nowadays…
Off the Track: S1E1 - “Mick Swagger” Meets Tui Lyons
Apr 17, 2018 • 46 min
Welcome to Off the Track, a new podcast all about women’s Flat Track Roller Derby, hosted by Coach, Player and Founder of Team Indigenous “Mick Swagger”. “Mick” will be interviewing players from around the world and her first guest is Australian Tui…
Sound Bites: S1E4 - Fuel for Racing
Apr 13, 2018 • 11 min
Race season is around the corner and some athletes start panicking because they have no idea how to fuel themselves. Maybe they are not begun to plan and then suddenly on race day they ‘bonk’, and suffer from upset stomach, reflux, cramps and many other…
The Inside Line: S1E16 - Girls Moving Mountains
Apr 12, 2018 • 24 min
Keely Kelleher can be described in two words: bad ass. The former U.S national team member hunkered herself down World Cup speed courses for years and then retired. Her definition of retirement includes filming Warren Miller segments and running the…
Ruck On: S2E4 - Kim & Poppy; Winning, Losing & Chips
Apr 9, 2018 • 21 min
Former Canadian Hooker Kim Donaldson is joined again by Saracen’s & England Lock Poppy Cleall to review the season so far, including the Six Nations Tournament. If you want to know what’s going on in the world of women’s rugby these two have it covered.…
The FAB Podcast: S1E4 - Jocelyn Vervelde
Apr 5, 2018 • 23 min
FAB Podcast host Kristeen Reenders met this month’s guest Jocelyn Verveldes six years ago when they both played volleyball at Central Michigan University. Jocelyn is currently the Assistant Director of Strategic Communications for Penn State’s Athletic…
Ready Steady Rehab: S1E1 - Why See a Physical Therapist for Your Care
Apr 3, 2018 • 12 min
Dr. Heather North, Doctor of Physical Therapy from Red Hammer Rehab presents a brand new show on sports injuries; what can cause them, the symptoms to look out for, and rehabilitation process. Heather begins by explaining why you should see a physical…
Talking Point: S1E6 - Shannon Miller
Mar 30, 2018 • 55 min
Renown Ice Hockey Coach Shannon Miller recently made the headlines when she won a federal case against the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) for sex discrimination and retaliation, and was awarded $3.74 million in past lost wages and emotional…
Sound Bites: S1E3 - Vegan or Vegetarian; That is the Question
Mar 30, 2018 • 19 min
In episode 3 of Sound Bites, Maricarmen discusses vegetarian and vegan diets and she explains why she is no longer a vegetarian. Maricarmen addresses some common mistakes that people do while on a vegetarian diet and how can they be resolved. Athletes may…
Fair Play: S1E5 - Commonwealth Games will Test Silver Ferns
Mar 30, 2018 • 35 min
On this month’s episode Zoe George discusses the upcoming Commonwealth Games with Silver Ferns captain Katrina Grant to find out if their current form can be turned into winning games. This month’s co-host is Netball Central’s CEO Carolyn Young who was…
The Inside Line: S1E15 - Bred to Ski, Born to Win
Mar 29, 2018 • 32 min
Gabbi Hall has the latest news from around the world of women’s alpine ski racing including the national championships, which wrapped up the season and she also has a special guest. Tina Weirather made her Olympic debut in Torino, Italy, all the way back…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E7 - Planning Your Race Season
Mar 27, 2018 • 42 min
On this week’s episode Siri & Bek discuss planning your race season: how to plan and attack it depending on what races you’re doing, your goals for the season and also what to do if you have an injury and your season doesn’t go according to plan. They…
The Dirty Double: S1E5 - Inequity Among Athletes
Mar 22, 2018 • 21 min
On this month’s episode, multi-medalists rowers Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee reflect on their experience as World Champions and Olympic silver medalists regarding inequity among athletes. They share their perspective of being on the Canadian rowing…
New Horizons: S1E3 - Rebecca Coles
Mar 20, 2018 • 31 min
On this month’s episode of New Horizons, Cathy O’Dowd talks to British climber Rebecca Coles who has funded many of her expeditions through grants. She now sits on the selection committee of Britain’s most important source of adventure grant funding: The…
The Sailing Show: Heading South from Auckland
Mar 17, 2018 • 10 min
Abby Ehler and Francesca Clapcich, who is sailing with Turn the Tide on Plastic in her first Volvo Ocean Race, and VOR veteran Sally Barkow, who has raced on a couple of legs alongside Abby on Team Brunel join us from Auckland. They chat about their…
Sound Bites: S1E2 - Coping with Cravings
Mar 16, 2018 • 16 min
On this episode Maricarmen addresses something that almost everyone struggles with; cravings. Have you ever wanted a cookie or cake so bad that you were late to work because you had to stop at the store to get it? How about the ice cream that you longed…
The Inside Line: S1E14 - Alice McKennis Finds the Sweet Spot on her Skis
Mar 15, 2018 • 23 min
The World Cup season is coming to a close in Are, Sweden, which means globes, parties and, hopefully, a little down time for the athletes when it’s all over. American Alice McKennis found time after her final practice run before the downhill race to talk…
The FAB Podcast: S1E3 - Jacqie McWilliams
Mar 14, 2018 • 28 min
On this month’s FAB podcast Datorria Robinson talks to Jacqie McWilliams, the first African American female Commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the governing body of 12 member institutions and 14 championships.…