Archive for October 2019

WiSP Ambassador Naya Tapper just returned from the UK where she and 11 other teammates took part in the debut of RugbyX, a new 5-a-side format for the game.  Naya tells us what it ...

On this week’s show Dr Jenny Susser unpacks the many intricate personality traits that make the difference between participating and winning in sport.  We discuss egoism, self-impo...

This month, we check in with former Olympic athlete Beatrice Faumuina winner about diversity and life after sport, American academic Dr. Nicole La Voi about the importance of sport...

Chris Stafford & Nancy Gillen discuss this week's top stories from women's sport: Alice in Wonderland Israel Olympic medal hope embroiled in scandal after relationship with coa...

Shellie Edington has reached a crossroads in her crossfire career at the age of 55 with medals in every color she is now focusing on new goals. In the 54 CF Games from 2014 to 2017...

The WiSP Sports Desk is hosted by Nancy Gillen and Chris Stafford with a roundup of the latest news in women's sport. This week's stories: Iran officially suspended by Internationa...

In episode 27 Megan Kahn’s guest is Julie Manning, the executive associate athletics director and senior woman administrator at the University of Minnesota. Julie has not only prov...

Brandi Mitchell is the founder of San Diego Soccer Women for women over 30 who play recreational soccer. With more than 1000 players in the San Diego area the teams play through th...

My guest this week is 17 year old Emma Reichow who is been having a bumper year in the equitation and jumping arenas. Together with the nine year old Dutch Warmblood mare Forever A...

Maria Stuber has recently founded the Women Ski Coaches Association, which is a grassroots organization that gives women ski coaches a voice.  The WSCA goals are to develop, retain...

The WiSP Sports Desk is hosted by Nancy Gillen and Chris Stafford with a roundup of the latest news in women's sport. Boxing World Championships Report These three women just made ...

The transition to athlete retirement is commonly said to take 2 – 3 years. While that may seem like a long time, it pales in comparison to how long it takes to become a great athle...

British long distance swimmer Beth French, has broken multiple records around the world’s oceans and now in her early 40’s has found peace in those achievements and her personal jo...

Our guest this week is 55 year old Neringa Jakstiene a U.S. track and field athlete who just this year has broken six world records; four indoors ,and two outdoor. At the 2019 USA ...

Kendra Fisher is joined by Chris Stafford to discuss the importance of self-awareness and self honesty especially in times of need when life’s challenges become overwhelming. It is...

A new season of Ruck On kicks off with two new co-hosts former Saracen’s and England player Georgie Gulliver and Cath Yeoman’s amateur rugby player for Kenilworth Women's team and ...

Mental strength training is an important, albeit underrated, contributor to athletic success.In this final episode of the series Erin McGuire reviews previous episodes and presents...

In Episode 26 Megan Kahn's guest is Indiana head softball coach Shonda Stanton. Entering her 3rd season at IU, and with 600+ wins to her name, Shonda exemplifies strong female role...

The WiSP Sports Desk is hosted by Nancy Gillen and Chris Stafford Soccer report by Ailsa Cowen Boxing World Champs update USA's Dalilah Muhammad 400m hurdles World record Simone Bi...

On this episode of Sport in Focus Chris Stafford talks to boxer and author Malissa Smith who is the author of A History Of Women's Boxing which will be in its second edition in tim...

Ellen Donnelly from Castlemartyr, County Cork is a newcomer to motorsport. She has always been a fan of go karts and had been encouraged there to try her hand at racing the faster ...

On the first episode of a new season of The Lovely Biertrix, we chat with Joanna—AKA "Milv"—from Hulls Angel's Roller Derby about the leagues upcoming  tournament 'Humberstruck' an...

In this episode Abby Ehler focuses on fitness specifically for sailing and chatting to three different guests who are related to sailing and or fitness in varying forms.  Her first...

Why does your nose run when you exercise? It’s so annoying to always be searching for a tissue the moment you start your activity. This is a common complaint and affects many peopl...

In this first episode of Tucker Center Talks, Nicole LaVoi, Director of The Tucker Center for Research of Girls and Women in Sport introduces the work of the Tucker Center, in term...

Chris Stafford & Nancy Gillen have the week's top stories in women's sport from around the world.

AIBA World Boxing Championships with Nancy Gillen in Ulan Ude, Eastern Siberi...

On this week’s episode Jenny and Chris discuss the impact of social media on athletes and performance. As society is surrounded by social media and everyone has a platform for thei...

Kathryn Currey is an amateur show jumper who recently achieved a career highlight when she won the 1.10-meter amateur jumper class at the Hampton Classic Horse Show beating a field...