Beth Davis @BethDavis10 has a new co-host this week as Danielle Warby @daniellewarby joins WiSP World Australia to bring all the latest news in partnership with Australia's public broadcaster - SBS. They are joined by Aussie Diamond netball player Liz Watson @watson_lizzy to talk about the recent tour during which they beat arch rivals England. Beth and Danielle discuss the Australian Open tennis, the Aussie Stingers water polo team, cricket, football, athletics, basketball and who has recently qualified for the Rio Olympic Games. Visit us at www.wispsports.com and join WiSP Sports / @WiSPsports on social media.
Archive for January 2016
WiSP World Canada this week is brought to you by Sara Gross @saragross in Dubai and Maria Samson @mariasamson5 in Calgary. Their guests are Canadian Skeleton Slider Jane Channell @janechannell who is aiming at the next Winter Olympic Games. Sara also spoke to Sarah Van Tine @vantinesarah from the Lougheed Leadership Center in Banff about a new initiative to develop a sport's program and wrestler Erica Wiebe stops by to talk about her Rio Olympic campaign. Visit us online at www.wispsports.com, download the podcast from iTunes and follow us on social media at WiSP Sports.
Jessica Kelley @cadia34 and Chris Stafford introduce Whitney Powell as a new co-host for WiSP World USA. Swimmer Sarah Bofinger @BofingerSarah shares her story of overcoming hip dysplasia to setting her sights on the Olympics in Tokyo 2020. Jess and Chris discuss the latest women's World Cup skiing races; the expectations and surprises so far the season. And we have the news headlines of women in sport. Visit us at www.wispsports.com and follow us on Facebook at WiSP Sports and Twitter @WiSP Sports. Download the podcast on iTunes.
British Crossfit athlete Lucy Majury has gone from being someone who hated sports to a powerlifting record holder in less than two years. She is now a personal trainer with very different personal goals and has an inspirational story for women who question fitness and body shape. Visit Lucy's website at http://personaltrainingwithlucy.com/ and follow her on Twitter @LucyMajury1664. Visit our website at www.wispsports.com and follow us on Facebook here and on Twitter @WiSPsports.
Dee Caffari MBE @deecaffari and Chris Stafford @WiSPsports present this week's WiSP World UK with guests Long Drive Champion Rebecca McGinley @bexmc1990 who tells us how she got into the sport and what her plans are for the year. World Heavyweight Taikwondo Champion Bianca Walkden @BiancaW_tkd stops by to tell us what it means to her to win he 2015 Athlete of the Year Award and shares her Rio Olympic campaign schedule. Laura Winter @lauracwinter joins the WiSP team to bring us all the latest news and issues in women's sports. Visit us online at www.wispsports.com and follow us on Facebook here and on Twitter @WiSPSports.
The current World Champion; American Gretchen Johnson @gmj218, explains that Speedgolf is a relatively new sport in which the USA is leading the way and her main goal this year is to defend her title. British newcomer Kathy Leppard talks about her introduction to the sport and its accessibility for women of all ages to participate at some level. Learn more about international Speedgolf here and in the UK here Visit us at www.wispsports.com, post your comments on our Facebook page here and follow us on Twitter @wispsports.
WiSP World heads to New Zealand for the latest news including hockey, cricket, football and tennis with Zoe George @producer_zoe and Chris Stafford. Asia Pacific Ironman COO Jane Patterson ONZM tells us what it means to be recognized in the Queens New Years Honors and shares her views on equality for women in triathlon. Rowing World Champion Kelsey Bevan @kelseybevannz talks about her campaign to be on the 8's team for the Rio Olympic Games. WiSP Sports Presenter Sarah Gross @sarahgross stops by to tell us what's coming up on her shows. Visit us online at www.wispsports.com. Follow us on Facebook here and on Twitter @WiSPsports.
Dee Caffari MBE @deecaffari launches The Sailing Show with a stellar line up of sportswomen. She caught up with Stacey Jackson @StaceyJackAUS and Katie Spithill @katiespihill during the Extreme Sailing Series in Sydney; and with Lizzy Foreman @LizzyRacing and Nikki Curwen @nyx88 fresh from the Mini Transat race. Endurance Swimmer Anna Wardley @annawardley tells us what motivates her and what lies ahead, and British Powerboat Race Shelley Jory-Leigh @shelleyjory talks about her comeback after a terrifying accident. Visit us at www.wispsports.com and follow us on Facebook at WiSP Sports and Twitter @WiSPsports.