Presenters

The main presenter on WiSP Sports Radio is veteran sports journalist and broadcaster Chris Stafford, President & CEO, who leads a team of women from around the world that produce and host more than 180 episodes across 30 unique showscovering all women’s sports and topics and reaching a global audience of 1.6 million.

Chris hosts The Horse Show, Athlete Profile, Sport in Focus, WiSP Amazons and Transcending Sport.

Abby Ehler (GBR) is a professional sailor and a co-founder of The Magenta Project which provides opportunities for women sailors. Abby was a member of Team SCA the all-women crew which took part in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.  Abby presents The Sailing Show.

Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee (CAN) co-host The Dirty Double. This was their nickname when they rowed together representing Canada and won the silver medal for Lightweight Doubles at the Rio Olympic Games. Lindsay is also a former World Champion. 

Ash Nelson (AUS) retired from Australia’s national hockey squad the Hockeyroos in July 2017 with 205 caps. She made her debut in 2007 when she played against Japan in a test series held in Adelaide where the Hockeyroos defeated Japan 1 – 0.  Her impressive career has seen highlights including Commonwealth Games gold in Glasgow 2014, silver at the 2014 World Cup in the Hague, and competing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.  A stand out moment for Ash was her 200th game in front of a home crowd at the Perth Hockey Stadium, a game which the Hockeyroos drew one all with Great Britain.  Ash hosts The Circle podcast and writes her blog Playing The Field. She also co-hosted WiSP World Australia that aired from 2015-17.

Elizabeth Emery (USA), host of Off the Front, is a former professional athlete who has been interested and involved in sports since before the passage of Title IX. In the ’90s, Elizabeth Emery raced bicycles professionally, traveling all over the country and the world. Some fond memories include winning the Tour of Japan with the National Team, watching Rebecca Twigg get fit during the 2-week Ore-Ida Women’s Challenge, and learning to race with CRCA in New York City. She is now a visual artist, who, prior to podcasting and with obvious foresight, did a number of projects involving interviews.

Gabby Hall (USA) is the host of The Inside Line – the bi-weekly show that covers women's alpine skiing. Gabbi is the Digital Content Editor at Ski Racing Media. The Inside Line is a co-production of WiSP Sports and Ski Racing Media.

Lisa Ingarfield, PhD. (GBR/USA) hosts Talking Point and writes the Talking Point blog. Lisa is a runner, triathlete, USA Triathlon and Road Runners Club of America—RRCA certified coach. She owns Tri to Defi Coaching and Consulting and provides organizational communication evaluation and consulting services. She is a freelance writer specializing in issues affecting women—particularly in sport and education, and is a member of Boulder, Colorado’s Vixxen Racing’s 2017 women’s triathlon team.

Kim Donaldson (CAN) is a retired Canadian rugby team front row player.  She participated in two World Cups, accumulating 45 caps over her ten year career and has since turned her attention towards coaching.  She coached the Concordia Stingers for three years helping them climb to a fourth place national ranking, and has worked with the Canada U20 Women for the past two years.  Recently Kim has relocated to Victoria, BC, where she has landed with the University of Victoria Vikes.   Kim hosts Ruck On and also pens her blog The Offload when time allows.

Zoe George (NZL)  Host, FAIR PLAY  is a producer and resident baker at Radio New Zealand based in Wellington. In a previous life she was a media and team manager for women’s and men’s international cricket teams. She has a keen interest in feminism in sport, with a focus on how media cover female athletes and how women identify in sport and exercise. In her spare time she enjoys musical theatre, traveling and gluten-free baking. FAIR PLAY is a co-production with Radio New Zealand.

Siri Lindley & Bek Keat (USA/AUS) Co-host, the SIRI & BEK show. Two-time Triathlon World Champion, Siri dominated the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Rankings, winning 13 World Cup races between 2000-2002 and was the 2001 ITU World Champion. Siri won the World Cup Series both years by being the #1 ranked triathlete in the world! Having achieved all of her goals in professional triathlon competition, Siri began coaching in 2003.  Siri’s wife and partner at Team Sirius Tri Club, Bek is a retired professional triathlete who now coaches and manages the couple’s Believe Ranch & Rescue charity. Bek is a 6x Iron distance Champion, 2x Junior World Champion and 3x Australian Ironman Distance Champion.

Maricarmen Farias ( MEX/USA) Host of Sound Bites, is a sports nutrition expert, specializing in personalized nutrition, gut health & endurance nutrition who is passionate about life, health and self discovery. She was born in Mexico and currently living in Denver Colorado.  She has lived in three different countries and travel around the world allowing her to experience different cultures, and feed into a life long obsession to understand what brings fulfillment in people’s lives.  Maricarmen is also a triathlete, animal lover and currently on the path to incorporating functional and integrative medicine into my practice. 

Datorria Robinson & Kristen Reenders (USA) Co-host The FAB Podcast. Kristen Reenders graduated from Central Michigan University in 2016; she studied business and double majored in marketing and logistics management and was also on the CMU volleyball team – FIRE UP CHIPS!  Currently she is working for a marketing agency in Grand Rapids, Michigan called Reagan Marketing and Design. Datorria Robinson is a graduate of Grand Valley State University. She studied Sports Management, was a member of the cheer team and previously served as the Athletic Merchandise and Licensing Coordinator at GVSU. Torria is completing a Masters in Sports Administration.

Cathy O'Dowd (RSA) Host, New Horizons, is a record-breaking climber, mountaineer and all-round adventurer. Cathy also travels extensively as a motivational speaker and is the founder of The Business of Adventure.