This is Episode #270 of the Welcome! podcast.
Perdita Felicien is a 2x NCAA female track athlete of the year, 3x NCAA hurdles champion, 10x Canadian hurdles champion, 2x Olympian, 2003 world champion, 2004 60m hurdles indoor champion, and the 1st Canadian woman to win an individual medal at the IAAF World Championships.
Felicien is now a freelance sports broadcaster and a soon to be published author.
Photo credit: iaaf.org
Happy New Year!
In today’s episode I chat with 3X Olympic athlete and Canada’s top ranked male archer, Crispin Duenas.
Music by Afraaz Mulji.
Everyone loves the Olympics. Even the harshest critics among us can find a feel good human story once in a while. As we all experience the Olympics I’ll attempt to share a favourite moment.
The Canadian women gymnasts were not having a great day.
— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) August 9, 2016
Georgia Sapounas is a former Canadian and World Champion figure skater and current Senior Manager of Digital Marketing for Team Canada (Canadian Olympic Committee).
In this episode we talk about her journey from a child wanting to be in the Olympics to being on the women’s team figure skating team at the Canadian and World Championships. We also chatted about her retiring from elite athletics and getting into digital and social media.
Today, Georgia heads up strategy and planning for Team Canada’s digital and social team.