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Conversations from the world of women’s sports
Talking Point: S1E9 - How Menstruation Affects Sportswomen
Jun 19 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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.…
Athlete Profile: Mick Swagger - Team Indigenous
Mar 13 • 51 min
Mick Swagger is a former member of the USA Roller Derby team and the founder of Team indigenous. She is originally from the Diné Indigenous community in North America and the idea for a team of indigenous women came about through social media and it’s…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E6 - Becoming A Triathlete
Mar 9 • 52 min
On this week’s episode Bek holds the fort while Siri is away and is joined by a new member of Team Sirius Tri Club Maricarmen Farias to talk about how she discovered triathlon was her sport. Maricarmen is coached by Siri at Team Sirius Tri Club. She tells…
Transcending Sport: S1E16 - Dr. Ashley Baker, Women in Sports Forum
Mar 8 • 29 min
Dr. Ashley Baker founded the Women in Sports Forum in 2015 and hosted the inaugural event in Detroit a year later. The second Women in Sports Forum was held in New Orleans in February this year and will return to Detroit in 2019. Ashley explains that…
The Horse Show: S3E2 - Stephanie Holmén, Show Jumping
Mar 6 • 17 min
Swedish show jumper Stephanie Holmén, 26, has recently broken into the 5 star ranks and for the past four years she has been based in the south of Sweden at Grevlunda Stables with European Champion and double Olympic silver medalist Peder Fredericson and…
Sound Bites: S1E1 - Understanding Your Needs
Mar 2 • 14 min
Welcome to Sound Bites, a new show on all things nutrition hosted by nutritionist and triathlete Maricarmen Farias who will be sharing her passion for holistic health. We begin with the real truth on dieting and why holistic nutrition is the best way to…
Off the Front: S1E8 - Anne-Marije Rook & Diane Jenks
Mar 1 • 51 min
On this month’s episode Elizabeth Emery talks to two influencers in the world of women’s cycling; Diane Jenks and Anne-Marije Rook. For close to eight years Diane has hosted a weekly radio show, Outspoken Cyclist, which is also available as a podcast. She…
The Inside Line: S1E13 - Olympic Hangover & Other Takeaways
Mar 1 • 43 min
For Gabbi Hall, host of The Inside Line, going to an Olympics was a life-long dream and a learning experience. It’s one thing to watch the Olympic Winter Games on TV and soak in the excitement, and quite another to be on the ground helping broadcast it to…
Transcending Sport: S1E15 - Evelyn Watta - Sports Journalist
Feb 27 • 44 min
Award winning sports journalist Evelyn Watta began her career as a television intern in her home country of Kenya. She climbed the ladder in a world of male editors proving herself time and again while setting an example for other women where few…
Fair Play: S1E4 - Sexual Harassment, White Ferns, Potty Parity
Feb 23 • 24 min
Zoe George is joined by guest co-host Judy O’Brien who is program co-ordinator at the Sexual Abuse Prevention Network. They discuss sexual abuse in sport and also talk to newly appointed Wellington City Councillor Fleur Fitzsimons, who’s been given the…
The Inside Line: S1E12 - Ragmow Steals the Show
Feb 22 • 16 min
In this special episode of The Inside Line from the Winter Olympic Games, Gabbi Hall sat down with Norway’s secret weapon Ragnhild Mowinckel to talk about her silver medal performance in the Giant Slalom. Hours after this was recorded ‘Ragmow’ was back on…
The Dirty Double: S1E4 - The Olympic Journey
Feb 21 • 27 min
As the winter Olympic Games heads towards the final events, which will be the climax of years of work for hundreds of athletes, double Olympians and double sculls rowing silver medalists Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee offer an insight into the life…
the SIRI & BEK show: S1E5 - What Sport Has Taught Us
Feb 20 • 35 min
Siri & Bek look back on their careers and how their experiences have led to many life lessons that they are now sharing through their coaching club and to a wider audience. They explain that while triathlon did not define them as people, being immersed in…
New Horizons: S1E2 - Sarah Outen; Crowdfunding a Film
Feb 19 • 29 min
Cathy O’Dowd talks to British adventurer Sarah Outen who decided to use Kickstarter to raise money to make a film about her round the world adventure. Sarah explains how she decided this was the way forward to make it happen and how she set about…