Beth Davis @bethdavis10 presents this month's WiSP World Australia with Olympic long distance runner Eloise Welling @Elzywellings sharing her training program, competition schedule and dreams of making her second Olympic Games. Eloise also talks about combining parenthood with training and how she founded Love Mercy to help Ugandans claim basic human rights. Beth also has all the latest news of Australian athletes performances around the world. Visit WiSP Sports at www.wispsports.com and follow us on social media @WiSP Sports.
Archive for February 2016
WiSP World Canada is presented by Ironman Triathlete Sara Gross @SaraGross and Rugby Player Maria Samson @MariaSamson5 with a great line up including multi-medalist rowing duo Patricia Obee @obee1111 & Lindsey Jennerich @lindseyjenner who shares their season plans, Canadian squash professional Cornett @cornettsamantha tells us what's happening in the world of squash, and fresh back from Sao Paolo where the Canadian team beat New Zealand in the Rugby Sevens Series, Ghislaine Landry @ghis_landry talks about what that means to the team and what's next leading up to the Olympic Games in Rio. Visit us online at www.wispsports.com and follow us on all our social media channels @WiSP Sports.
WiSP World UK this week is brought to you by Chris Stafford in Florida, Olympian and offshore sailor Annie Lush in Bermuda and Hockey Journalist Sarah Juggins in the UK. Team GB Physiotherapist Ashleigh Wallace talks about keeping British athletes in shape during their Olympic campaign and the latest technology that is used for peak performance. She also offers Annie some advice for her elbow rehab! Sarah has tons of news of women in sport around the world too - you find more detailed coverage on the website at www.wispsports.com. Follow us on our social media channels @WiSP Sports.
Sara Gross @saragross presents this month's IronWomen from Dubai. Sara's guest are World Ironman Champion Daniela Ryf (SUI) @danielaryf, two time World Long Course Champion Caroline Steffen (SUI) @caroline_xena, both members of the Bahrain Endurance Team. Sara also talks to Dina Altayab, an Arab Muslim athlete who is passionate about getting more women like herself involved in triathlon. Visit our all-new website at www.wispsports.com and follow us on all our social media channels @ WiSP Sports.
Chris Stafford and Whitney Powell co-host this week as U.S. rower Michelle Sechser stops by to talk about her career and Olympic campaign, what it takes to become a full-time athlete in the sport and the sacrifices in pursuit of Olympic glory. WiSP Presenter Sara Gross talks about gender equality issues currently making the news and shares the stories that she's been working on for the launch of WiSP Sports new website - www.wispsports.com - on February 15, 2016.
In the WiSP Sports exclusive series Transcending Sport, Sara Gross talks to American professional cyclist, activist and film maker Kathryn Bertine who is a driving force behind the movement for gender equality in cycling. Kathryn lives in Tucson Arizona and is the 6x St. Kitts and Nevis Champion & 3x Caribbean Champion. Visit WiSP Sports online here and follow us on social media at WiSPsports.
Record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE @DeeCaffari presents all the latest news of women in sailing and more. On this month’s episode we hear from British sailors Mary Rook @MaryRookSailing about her transition from Olympic sailing to solo offshore sailing; Annie Lush, a former Olympian and Team SCA crew member tells us about her move to the M32 fast catamaran that she’s racing in Bermuda and we also find out from Annie about the team for the World Match Racing Tour that’s having women racing for the first time. Dee takes a look at some major sailing achievements by women and also has a coaching tip brought to you by another Team SCA crew member and meteorologist Libby Greenhalgh @LibbyGreenhalgh from Weatherwhiz. Visit us at www.wispsports.com and follow us on social media @WiSPsports.
Zoe George @producer_zoe from Radio New Zealand presents WiSP World NZ with Chris Stafford in Florida. Olympic and World Champion canoeist Lisa Carrington @LisaCarrington stops by to chat about her Rio campaign. Black Ferns Rugby player Georgia Hale talks about making her team debut and Louisa Wall MP discusses gender issues for women in New Zealand sport and what it will take to achieve equality. Join us on social media @WiSPsports and visit us at www.wispsports.com. Download the WiSP Sports Podcast from the iTunes store.