Our Athletes-logo

Our Athletes

Sports & Recreation Podcasts >

It's my pleasure to be able to bring you the stories of current and former Olympic Athletes and Hopefuls about their story and path to the games. From Gold Medal Winners to unfortunate injuries, for the amount of blood, sweat, tears, effort, energy, and money Our Athletes put in on a daily basis to be the best in the world, the least we can do is learn more about what they endure. Trials and tribulations, short comings and over coming the odds, these are the stories of Our Athletes from their mouth to your ears.

It's my pleasure to be able to bring you the stories of current and former Olympic Athletes and Hopefuls about their story and path to the games. From Gold Medal Winners to unfortunate injuries, for the amount of blood, sweat, tears, effort, energy, and money Our Athletes put in on a daily basis to be the best in the world, the least we can do is learn more about what they endure. Trials and tribulations, short comings and over coming the odds, these are the stories of Our Athletes from their mouth to your ears.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

It's my pleasure to be able to bring you the stories of current and former Olympic Athletes and Hopefuls about their story and path to the games. From Gold Medal Winners to unfortunate injuries, for the amount of blood, sweat, tears, effort, energy, and money Our Athletes put in on a daily basis to be the best in the world, the least we can do is learn more about what they endure. Trials and tribulations, short comings and over coming the odds, these are the stories of Our Athletes from their mouth to your ears.

Language:

English


Episodes

Santia Deck, USA Flag Football, 2020 Olympic Hopeful with USA Rugby

9/6/2019
More
The master of all trades Santia Deck joins me on the show to talk about her Olympic journey! She is a TV personality, talk show host, social media influencer, fitness expert, trainer, model, and incredible Olympic Hopeful! Santia talks about her life growing up in Houston and how she started her Flag Football career and how that lead her to Rugby! Make sure to follow...

Duration:00:38:02

Kelly Claes, USA Beach Volleyball, 2020 Olympic Hopeful

8/26/2019
More
The incredible and lovely Kelly Claes joins the show to tell us about her Olympic Dream! Kelly is an amazing Beach Volleyball player that won 3 national championships at USC during college and is now a professional Beach Volleyball player! We discuss everything around her Volleyball career from the crazy way she started, to her decision for college, and what her goals are moving forward. Kelly is also an avid video game player, Comic Con Conqueror, and loves DND so we thankfully got to...

Duration:00:46:10

Kyra Condie, USA Rock Climbing, 2020 Olympic Hopeful

8/19/2019
More
Our first Rock Climber ever joins the show! Kyra Condie joins us to tell us what it's like for her and the rock climbing community to know that it is an Olympic sport for at least the 2020 Games and potentially further! Kyra talks about growing up and why she loves rock climbing so much. She also talks about how she got into the sport living in Minnesota with very little mountains to think of. Kyra describes the multiple disciplines of rock climbing, how the sport will look in the Olympics,...

Duration:00:35:35

Amy Bilquist, USA Swimming, Olympic Hopeful

8/12/2019
More
The amazing and wonderful Amy Bilquist joins the show to tell us about her life in swimming! It's been a long one to say the leas with a few ups and downs along the way. Amy is constantly getting stress fractures in her legs, but she keeps on trucking to becoming one of the best swimmers in the United States. Amy talks about barely missing the 2016 Olympic games, what it is like swimming for Team USA, and her budding Modeling career! Make sure to follow...

Duration:01:10:11

Kathleen Sharkey, USA Field Hockey, Olympian

7/24/2019
More
2016 Olympian Kat Sharkey joins the show to tell us all about her life in Field Hockey! Kat does a great job at describing her sport, what she's been able to accomplish, and how much Field Hockey means to her. We go deep into her college career where she was the best Field Hockey player in the history of Princeton University! We, of course, touch upon her international career and what the Olympics were like. Kat is currently in Lima, Peru with the rest of the USWNT to try and secure their...

Duration:00:43:01

Alyssa Manley, USA Field Hockey, Olympian

7/19/2019
More
Alyssa joins the show to tell us about her life in Field Hockey and what it means to her! Alyssa has a great story about being relatively know, but once she was finally discovered she rose through the Team USA ranks quickly. She had a great career at Syracuse University where she won a National Championship, she's won multiple Gold Medals with Team USA in international competition, and was on Team USA when they placed 5th at the 2016 Olympics! With competition a few weeks away, Team USA has...

Duration:00:34:19

World Athlete Series: Kennedy Justinen, Canadian Snowboard Association, Boardercross, Olympic Hopeful

7/15/2019
More
Our first of many World Athletes to join our show! Kennedy Justinen comes on to tell us about her amazing story and what she's up to on the other side of the world. Kennedy is an amazing athlete and I'm happy to be able to share her story. She is very in tuned with her mental side and this has helped her increase her skills much faster than most! Follow Kennedy! https://www.instagram.com/just_kenblock/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kennedy-justinen-a50455186/ Follow me...

Duration:00:43:46

Andrew Urlaub, USA Ski Jumping, Olympic Hopeful

7/1/2019
More
Andrew Urlaub joins the show to tell us about his entire life spent in Ski Jumping! He's only 18 years old, but he has been ski jumping his whole life and has gotten pretty good at it! Andrew explains what it's been like slowly raising through the ranks at USA Ski Jumping and what his plans are moving forward. Hint: it's the Olympics! Follow Andrew here! https://www.instagram.com/andrewurlaub12/ https://www.facebook.com/andrew.urlaub Follow us...

Duration:00:44:26

Nahshon Garrett, USA Wrestling, #1 in the USA, Olympic Hopeful

6/24/2019
More
Nahshon Garrett of USA Wrestling and number 1 in the country for his weight, joins the show to tell us all about his amazing life in the sport. Nahshon is wise beyond his years and was an absolute pleasure to have a conversation with. He knows who he is and why he's here among other things. He tells us about how he got into wrestling, what his career has consisted of, and his Senior year of college when he went undefeated and won the NCAA Championship! Nahshon almost made the 2016 Olympic...

Duration:01:20:30

Tara Geraghty-Moats, USA Nordic Combined, #1 in the World, Olympic Hopeful

6/17/2019
More
Number 1 in the World, Tara Geraghty-Moats joins the show to tell us about her incredible life in skiing. Tara started skiing at a young age and eventually made her way into 4 different disciplines. She started with Ski Jumping, but unfortunately got injured and had to switch to Cross Country Skiing and Biathlon. She then made her way back to Ski Jumping and has now become Number 1 in the world for Women's Nordic Combined. Follow Tara on all her...

Duration:00:42:47

Ajai Dhadwal, USA Field Hockey, Olympic Hopeful

6/11/2019
More
Ajai Dhadwal of USA Field Hockey joins the show to tell us about his life in a relatively unknown sport, Men's Field Hockey. He goes into his history of the game starting with his dad playing professionally, the community that has held up Field Hockey in the United States, and what it was like to play professionally for a year. He has been a coach to multiple Female Field Hockey Teams and has used those opportunities to keep himself sharp. Ajai also explains the international circuit and...

Duration:00:39:39

Staci Mannella, USA Skiing, 2x Paralympian

6/3/2019
More
The incredible Staci Mannella joins the show to tell us about what it's like to ski down a hill visually impaired! She teaches us a lot about the Paralympic Games and tells us what it was like to go to two of them! Staci is visually impaired and tells us how downhill skiing requires a guide who skis down the hill with her while communicating what's ahead of her and what she needs to do. Staci teaches us about what real trust and communication is like! Follow Staci on her...

Duration:00:40:33

Taylor Fletcher, USA Nordic Combined, 3x Olympian

5/27/2019
More
Taylor joins the show to tell us about his entire life skiing Nordic Combined. Starting both cross country and ski jumping by the age of 5, Taylor has been able to hone his skills to get him involved in 3 different Olympic Games. Taylor is a very humble and wise gentleman that tells some incredible stories throughout the show to his early days of skiing, to beating his brother for the final spot on the Olympic Team, to what he plans on doing in the future. Follow...

Duration:01:05:11

Jared Shumate, USA Nordic Combined, Olympic Hopeful

5/20/2019
More
Jared Shumate joins the show to tell us about his story and path in USA Nordic Combined! Jared has been ski jumping and cross country skiing for a while so he saw an opportunity to put them together! Jared is a Hopeful for the 2022 Games by following the lead of the incredible men and women currently on the team. Follow Jared! https://www.instagram.com/jared_shumate/ https://twitter.com/shumatejared https://www.facebook.com/jshumateski/ Follow...

Duration:00:32:56

Kelsey Campbell, USA Wrestling, Olympian

5/17/2019
More
The wonderful Kelsey Campbell joins the show to tell us about her career and life in wrestling! Kelsey didn't start until she was 17 and it was on a bet that she couldn't. I think after winning the US Open 5x and going to the Olympics in 2012, she won the bet! Shout out to her dogs for being special guests. Follow Kelsey across all her socials! https://www.instagram.com/worldchanger_usa/ https://www.facebook.com/kelseycampbellwrestling2012/ https://twitter.com/worldchanger55 Follow us...

Duration:00:46:20

Chris Mirabelli, USA Track and Field, Javelin, Olympic Hopeful

5/13/2019
More
Chris Mirabelli joins the show to tell us about his LIFE in Javelin. Chris' dad went to the Olympic Trials for Javelin and he did too! Chris suffered an injury which was compounded by finding a heart problem. He was out of the sport for 2 years but is back now and better than ever! Follow Chris on his Socials! https://www.instagram.com/chrismirabelli6/ https://twitter.com/Chris_Mirabelli Follow us...

Duration:00:37:00

Casey Larson, USA Ski Jumping, Olympian

5/10/2019
More
Our friend Casey Larson joins us on the show to tell us about his life in Ski Jumping! Growing up in Illinois (with all those giant hills) Casey learned how to ski jump and cross country ski. He found he enjoyed flying through the air more than skiing for hours and hours so he stuck with jumping! Follow Casey on all his Socials! https://twitter.com/casey16larson https://www.instagram.com/caseylarson/ Follow us too! @ourathletes.us on IG @ourathletesusa on Twitter Check out our...

Duration:00:45:05

Arielle Gold, USA Snowboarding, Olympic Bronze Medalist

5/6/2019
More
The incredible Arielle Gold joins the show to tell us about her life in snowboarding, why she switched over from skiing, and what it was like to win a Bronze Medal at the Olympic Games! Arielle was a great guest and we got into a great conversation about all the fun stuff she's up to. Follow Arielle on her socials! https://www.instagram.com/arielletgold/ https://twitter.com/arielletgold https://www.facebook.com/ArielleGoldSnowboarder/ Follow...

Duration:00:27:25

Dalton Roberts, USA Wrestling, Olympic Hopeful

5/1/2019
More
Dalton Roberts of USA Wrestling joins the show to tell us his unexpected jump into wrestling and his determination to make it to the top. Dalton tells us some of the differences in the sport, things we should be looking for, and some personal story of unbelievable domination and awful defeats attached to awkward car rides. Follow Dalton! https://www.instagram.com/droberts60kg/ Follow us! https://www.instagram.com/ourathletes.us/ https://twitter.com/Ourathletesusa Please rate Our...

Duration:00:34:13

Gia Doonan, USA Rowing, Olympic Hopeful

4/29/2019
More
The fantastic Gia Doonan joins the show to tell us about her start in rowing, her time at Texas (she brought them back), and what it's been like being on the US National Team! Gia has some great stories and some long days and we're excited to help tell it all. Follow Gia! https://www.instagram.com/doonankid/ https://www.facebook.com/gia.doonan Follow us! https://www.instagram.com/ourathletes.us/ https://twitter.com/Ourathletesusa Please rate Our Athletes 5 stars so more and more...

Duration:00:24:59