Archive for the ‘Sports/Podcasts/Player’s Own Voice’ Category

POV podcast: How Joannie Rochette skated her way to med school

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Joannie Rochette

On the season one finale of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former Canadian figure skater Joannie Rochette discusses the unlikely transition from Olympian athlete to medical doctor.

POV podcast: Alexandre Despatie and the upside of early success

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
Alexandre Despatie

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie talks about measuring success on his own terms and the delicate business of knowing exactly the right time to hang up the swim trunks at the end of a storied career.

POV podcast: Luger John Fennell on his unique sporting perspective as a dual citizen

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
John Fennell, Canadian American athlete

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, John Fennell, member of Canadian and American national teams, discusses differences between the two sporting cultures.

POV podcast: Benoit Huot on his illustrious Paralympic career

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Benoit Huot towels off a 20 year career

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, one of the greatest Paralympians of all time discusses a retirement that was ten years in the planning.

POV podcast: Cindy Klassen on changing the face of speed skating

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former speed skater Cindy Klassen opens up about the high and lows of her decorated on-ice career.

POV podcast: Former figure skater Paige Lawrence on believing in your own abilities

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Paige Lawrence details her career, and the wisdom and values ultimately learned through her journey.

POV podcast: Desiree Scott on the many layers that make up ‘the destroyer’

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
scott-desiree

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, two-time Olympic bronze medallist Desiree Scott has helped bring two bronze medals back to her hometown of Winnipeg.

POV podcast: Kaitlyn Lawes on her different paths to Olympic gold

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
lawes-kaitlyn

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, two-time Olympic curling champion Kaitlyn Lawes discusses the two very different experiences she had on her way to Olympic gold.

POV podcast: Jesse Lumsden on enjoying the journey

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, three-time Olympian Jesse Lumsden reflects on his diverse athletic career and why the absence of a victory does not mean the presence of failure.

POV podcast: Silken Laumann on mental health among athletes

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, one of Canada’s most celebrated Olympians Silken Laumann tackles the tough topic of mental health struggles among athletes and adjusting to post-competitive life.