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Alex McComb BIG & Awkward

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Pitching my own perspectives on the world of sports and its personalities, the lives of athletes outside of sports and much MUCH more.

Pitching my own perspectives on the world of sports and its personalities, the lives of athletes outside of sports and much MUCH more.
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Location:

Canada

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Podcasts

Description:

Pitching my own perspectives on the world of sports and its personalities, the lives of athletes outside of sports and much MUCH more.

Twitter:

@bignawkward

Language:

English

Contact:

6134063104


Episodes

Episode #12: Athlete to Entrepreneur Part 1 - Mitch Henselwood

9/10/2019
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Former Queen's University varsity football player Mitch Henselwood joins as he shares his insights on starting out as an entrepreneur, how and why he, along with his co-founder Isaac Seabrook, built Movement Innovation, an online training platform for individuals looking to maximize their physical rehabilitation and fitness, the lessons he's learned as a student athlete that he now applies to his business and much MUCH more... Music by Oaks & Bans.

Duration:00:14:41

Episode #11: Athletes & Mental Health Part 2 - Menley Langham

8/25/2019
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Western Mustangs swimmer and student-athlete Menley Langham joins as she opens up about her struggle with mental health, her first year of university when she resorted to self-harm and was eventually hospitalized, her growth as a young female student-athlete battling depression and anxiety, her "fall 7, rise 8" mentality and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:13:46

Episode #10: Athletes & Mental Health Part 1 - Chris Nikolaou

8/11/2019
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Western University varsity wrestling student-athlete Chris Nikolaou opens up about his battle with Bipolar disorder and how talking to people about his mental illness has allowed him to improve his mental health as a student, an athlete and as a young man. All that and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:20:54

Episode #9: Injuries & Adversity Part 1 - Patty Lamanna

8/4/2019
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Sir Wilfrid Laurier University women's soccer player Patty Lamanna joins for the first episode of my new series, Injuries & Adversity, as we talk about her athletic career, her ACL injury and how she has learned to deal with the physical, mental and emotional effects of being forced off of her beloved pitch for what seemed to be an eternity for the ultra-competitive athlete and much MUCH more... Music by Oaks and Bans.

Duration:00:13:50

Episode #8: Oaks & Bans

7/29/2019
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Western University student-athletes and rising artists Trey Humes and Nate Haye join as we discuss how they manage to balance their young adult lives as growing, young rappers and high performance student-athletes, playing football while also have a full class schedule. We also discussed their recent performance at their very own "Mood Festival" last night in London, ON among other talented artists and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:16:30

Episode #7: Transition from Varsity to Pro Part 1 - Harry McMaster

7/14/2019
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Edmonton Eskimos wide receiver Harry McMaster joins as we discuss his transition from being a standout student-athlete at Western University to becoming a pro athlete in the CFL and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:09:25

Episode #6: Women in Sports Part 1 - Western University Women's Football

7/7/2019
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Western University women's football Team President and Quarterback Olivia Ghosh-Swaby joins as we discuss her Mustangs team, their sponsor Robinson Mitsubishi London and the impact they've had on the team this year, the current climate around women in sports, the future of female participation in male-dominated sports such as football and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:17:41

Episode #5: NBA Free Agency 2019

6/30/2019
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Ottawa's favourite big and awkward duo, Jordan "The Lanky Dream" Hay and Braeden "Big D" Desjardins, join as we talk shop about the 2019 NBA Free Agency class as Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant and other big name UFA's set their sights on their new homes for the 2019-20 NBA season and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:32:44

Episode #4: NBA Finals Game 4 Analysis + Game 5 Preview

6/9/2019
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Deionte Knight is back on the line this week as we discuss Friday night's game 4 road win for the Toronto Raptors and what it means for game 5 on Monday night, Kawhi Leonard's (once again) dominant performance, Serge Ibaka stepping up, an unimpressive Warriors defence, updates from Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, Mark Stevens' court-side altercation with Kyle Lowry and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:30:36

Episode #3: Bleska Kambamba & The Garden Initiative

6/2/2019
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USports Football All-Canadian Bleska Kambamba joins as we discuss his new pilot project, The Garden Initiative, supporting the personal development of youth through sports, nutrition and community involvement. Enjoy!

Duration:00:09:35

Episode #2: NBA Finals & Free Agency 2019

6/1/2019
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Western Mustangs Defensive End Deionte Knight joins as we discuss the NBA Finals, Pascal Siakam's emergence as one of the series' top performers, Drake's "scuffle" with Draymond Green, the upcoming NBA Free Agent market and much MUCH more...

Duration:00:31:08

Episode #1: Stanley Cup Final 2019 Preview & Predictions

5/25/2019
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Ben Fraser, Staff Writer at The Concordian, joins as we talk shop on the upcoming Stanley Cup Final series between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues starting Monday at 8pm ET in Boston.

Duration:00:24:31