Former US Ski Team Downhill Racer Jessica Kelley @cadia34 co-hosts our US Edition this week with news of the first race in the FIS World Cup Season from Soelden, Austria. A pioneer in baseball Justine Siegel @justinebaseball explains how she is fighting for equality with her non-profit organization Baseball for All. She is the first woman to coach a Major League Baseball (MLB) team and throw batting practice to a MLB team. Basketball Coach and Hall of Fame inductee Lin Dunn presents our coaching tip in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @FemaleCN. Visit us at www.wisp.media, post your comments here and follow us on Twitter @WISPodcast.
Archive for October 2015
Two-time North American Ironman Champion Sara Gross @saragross (CAN) and Ultraman World Champion Hillary Biscay @hillarybiscay (USA) present an Ironman Special Podcast with guests 2015 World Ironman Champion Daniela Ryf @danielaryf (SUI) and professional triathlete Rachel Joyce @RJoyce09 (GBR). Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.
Dee Caffari @deecaffari co-hosts this week's UK show and has all the latest sailing news from #wewereteamsca @Team_SCA girls. US Open Squash Champion Laura Massaro @ljmassaro reflects on what this win means to her and what's next. We have news from water skiing, track cycling, skiing plus an extract from an exclusive interview with 19 year old British Show Jumper Jessica Mendoza @jessicaemendoza who made her senior championship debut this year. You can hear the full interview here. Vicky Huyton from the Female Coaching Network @FemaleCN presents our coaching tip. Support Samantha Davies @SamanthaDavies at Initiatives Coeur on Facebook for the Transat Jacques Vabre @TransatJV_vr race. Visit us at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPmedia.
Caroline Gleich is a professional ski mountaineer who combines rock climbing and skiing on some of the highest peaks in the world. She graduated from the University of Utah and established her ambitions by training on its mountain ranges. Among her career highlights are conquering Les Aiguilles de Chamonix in France and the three highest peaks in Ecuador. Visit Caroline's website here and follow her on Twitter @carolinegleich. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook page at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.
Beth Davis @bethdavis10 in Melbourne and sailor Stacey Jackson in Brisbane co-host our Aussie Edition with guests racing driver Caitlin Wood on making her Formula 4 debut, Commonwealth Games bronze medal Javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Roberts @thatjavelingirl on her Rio Olympics campaign, plus Tennis Coach Ashley Berge @AM8_Intl has our Coaching Tip this week in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @FemaleCN. Visit us at www.wisp.media; post your comments at Women in Sport Media and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.
British Show Jumper Jessica Mendoza, 19, made her senior international championship debut this year at the European Championships in Aachen, Germany and was soon selected for the 2015 Furisiyya FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona helping her team finish second. She has already had a successful junior career representing Great Britain at three European Pony Championships winning team gold in 2011 and 2012. In 2010 she was the Leading Pony Rider and has numerous other national wins to her credit. She now has her sights firmly set on achieving her Olympic dream next year in Rio. Visit Jessica's website here, follow her on Facebook here and on Twitter @jessicaemendoza. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, on Facebook at Women in Sport Media and on Twitter @WiSPodcast.
Sara Gross @saragross co-hosts our Canadian edition this week from Kona, Hawaii where she is attending the Ironman World Championships, and our guests are cyclist Dr. Veronique Fortin, who is also an anesthesiologist, and Paralympian Cross-Country Skier and Biathlete Caroline Bisson @caro_bisson . Both athletes star in the upcoming film: Oxygen - Sport Empowered by Women - for more information and to view the trailer click here. Visit us at www.wisp.media; post your comments on our Facebook Page here and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast. Visit Sara's media here and watch her video series for WiSPmedia on nutrition here.
Zoe George @producer_zoe from Radio New Zealand @radionz co-hosts this week. Our guests are White Ferns all-rounder Sophie Devine @sophdevine77 talking about the upcoming season playing Sri Lanka and Australia, Gymnast Courtney McGregor live from the 2015 New Zealand National Gymsports Championships in Auckland, Runner Kim Smith @kimsmithnz talks about getting back into training after medical challenges and the birth of her first child, and Professional Ironman Britta Martin joins us from Kona, Hawaii ahead of the 2015 Ironman World Championships. Our coaching tip in partnership with the Female Coaching Network @femaleCN comes from Vicky Huyton. Special thanks to Radio New Zealand. Visit us online at www.wisp.media, post your comments on our Facebook Page and follow us on Twitter @WiSPodcast.