Alysia Montano is a 2012 Olympian for Team USA in the 800m, and a 3 time global medalist and American Record holder in the 800m and indoor 600m. She is a Momma to 2(+) babies and an advocate for Dream Maternity and Clean Sport. She's a Cali girl, calling in from the Bay Area.
Roisin is a 2008 Olympic finalist and Irish record holder in the 3000m steeplechase. She is the Co-Owner of BelieveIAm training journals and practices sports psychology consulting and counseling. She recently launched Dare to Believe , an Olympic values school program in Ireland. Ro is an Irish Mammy to two girls and lives in Providence, RI.
Molly is a 2 time Olympian for Team USA in the 5000 and 10000m and American Record holder in the 10000m and half marathon. 28 x National champions. She is currently chasing Marathon dreams as a pro runner for Saucony. Molly Splits time between Scottsdale, AZ and Providence RI.
We Talk about why we wanted to start the podcast, preview of what the IAAF world championships have in store for Molly and Alysia, talk Clean Sport, Dream Maternity and race day nerves!
We'll do a recap of the 2019 IAAF World Champs in Doha, discuss what we think Alberto Salazar's doping ban means for the sport, recap the emotions of Alysia's medal ceremonies and go through our favorite moments of the meet.
We talk to 2019 IAAF 100m hurdles WORLD CHAMP Nia Ali about mixing motherhood, training and being the best in the world at what she does.
We talk to Lindsay about her impactful work at the Times and the seismic effect her two video Op-Ed's on Dream Maternity and Mary Cain have had on women's sports so far.https://open.spotify.com/episode/1N9vdtHW6FUrbgKtEiZiwG?si=hSO45bVPTsi8aYdTczH8qg
Stay tuned for next weeks chat with Tianna Bartoletta, 2005 and 2015 long jump gold medalist and oh yeah worbobsled that one time. She has great insights and blogs so check her out at Tiannabee.com !
Check out our delightful chat with Emily! 2:23 Marathoner, NB athlete, Golden Retriever lover (and Molly's training partner) !
We catch up on site in Sacramento with the top American and second overall woman from the 2019 CIM Marathon, Obsie Birru. Ro went to Cali to check out the Olympic Trials Qualifying Action and Obsie PR's by 5 mins! She talks about her Ethiopian Heritage and how she finds joy, balance and connection to others through running.
We talk with Shalane Flanagan on her recent transition from a 15 year distance running career as one of the best in the world to coaching the Bowerman Team, her recent knee surgeries, her series of cookbooks , about recent events at Nike and about advocating for yourself.
we do a long catch up that touches on the place of female athletes in the last decade, and on finding our voices. We talk to our guest Celeste as a resource for returning to run post partum by regaining core control and strengrth. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0wnAMtgFW7ME3LI7k6m4D2?si=5vdP5wKGSNCfSmdPzSBIDQ
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