Caster Semenya (South Africa)

Caster Semenya (South Africa): Who Decides Who’s Female and Why?

It’s been a while since the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, but we wanted to amplify and celebrate a voice the world missed in Japan. 2x Olympic gold medalist and 3x World Champion runner, Caster Semenya was barred from competing in her events because of her higher than ‘normal’ testosterone levels.

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Jessica Long (USA)

Jessica Long (USA): Perfection, Faith & Paraswimming

Jessica Long is one of the most successful athletes in Paralympic Games‘ history, holding 23 medals with 13 of them being gold. As she heads into her fifth Paralympics, Jessica shares that while her gold medals are “super cool”, for her, it’s “really about the journey.” In this episode, this

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Danusia Francis (Jamaica)

Danusia Francis (Jamaica): Gymnastics & Positive Manifestation

At age five, Danusia Francis watched Elena Zamolodchikova of Russia compete on TV, and decided then and there that she wanted to be an Olympic gymnast. 22 years later, Danusia’s dream is coming true: she’ll be Jamaica‘s second-ever Olympic gymnast. In this episode, we begin by talking about how Danusia

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Deja Young (USA)

Deja Young (USA): Mental Health & Choosing Life

Being a “non traditional athlete” with brachial plexus has never held Deja Young back. Even though her condition was caused by medical malpractice during her birth, this 2x Paralympic gold medalist (100m & 200m) says she wouldn’t change a thing if she could: she’s where she is today because of

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Ray Bassil (Lebanon)

Ray Bassil (Lebanon): Finding Your Courage to Lead

To date, Ray Bassil is the only Lebanese athlete who has qualified for Tokyo, but Ray is used to blazing her own trails: she was the first Arab female Olympic Trapshooter, a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, Ammunition Line entrepreneur, Academy founder, and servant leader for her country of Lebanon. She’s

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Sarah Davies (Great Britain)

Sarah Davies (Great Britain): The Barbell Queen Defying Convention

Sarah Davies is Great Britain’s best ever female weightlifter on a pound for pound basis, lifting between 100-125kg (or 220-275 lbs) depending on the event, snatch or clean and jerk. She’s also an international beauty pageant queen. Sarah’s journey is about defying convention, whether it’s in beauty pageantry or weightlifting:

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Carlotta Nwajide (Germany)

Carlotta Nwajide (Germany): Rowing & Activism

Carlotta Nwajide is not only a Vice World and European Champion, but also an outspoken activist who leads by thoughtful example. She believes that inaction is action in and of itself, whether it comes to racism or environmentalism. Carlotta grew up competing as the only black rower in her community

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