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Meaning, Money, and Prioritizing What Matters with Alexey Vermeulen
July 16, 2024
12
01:31:0472.96 MB

Meaning, Money, and Prioritizing What Matters with Alexey Vermeulen

Amber speaks with professional cyclist Alexey Vermeulen, who left road racing on the World Tour to pursue a career as a professional off-road cyclist. Alexey shares why over-indexing on fun can be counterproductive, how to turn compartmentalization into a superpower, and his not-so-secret analog too...

Concussion, Recovery, and the Athlete Mind with Dr. Anthony Alessi
July 02, 2024
11
01:45:1984.38 MB

Concussion, Recovery, and the Athlete Mind with Dr. Anthony Alessi

Amber speaks about concussion in athletes with Anthony Alessi, MD and board-certified neurologist who specializes in neurology, neuromuscular diseases, EMG, and sports neurology. Dr. Alessi is a Clinical Professor of Neurology and Orthopedic Surgery and the Director of the NeuroSport program at the ...

Advocacy, Awareness, and Amplifying Others with Kathryn Bertine
June 18, 2024
10
01:42:5482.45 MB

Advocacy, Awareness, and Amplifying Others with Kathryn Bertine

Content Warning: This episode contains references to suicide and depression, with specific discussions of depression and suicidal thoughts from 12:46 to 50:15. If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out for help. Text or call 988 in the U.S. or check https://findahelpline.com to find...

Purpose, Mindfulness, and Sending It On Your Own Path with Haley Hunter Smith
June 04, 2024
9
01:06:3153.29 MB

Purpose, Mindfulness, and Sending It On Your Own Path with Haley Hunter Smith

Amber speaks with Haley Hunter Smith, a National Champion and Olympic mountain biker turned pro gravel racer. In this conversation, they discuss how mountain biking saved Haley’s life, providing purpose, presence, and solace as she navigated recovery from a life-threatening eating disorder as a teen...

Heartbreak, Determination, and Living Out Loud with Lea Davison
May 21, 2024
8
01:54:5992.11 MB

Heartbreak, Determination, and Living Out Loud with Lea Davison

Amber speaks with Lea Davison, a two-time Olympian in mountain biking. In this conversation, they discuss how Lea got into mountain biking and the idea and importance of competitive collaboration: how she and her American teammates worked together as a team to secure Olympic spots, in the individual...

Belonging, Empathy, and the Surprising Ease of Building Community with Marley Blonsky
May 07, 2024
7
01:43:1982.77 MB

Belonging, Empathy, and the Surprising Ease of Building Community with Marley Blonsky

Amber speaks with co-founder of All Bodies On Bikes, Marley Blonsky–a fat adventure cyclist, consultant, and advocate working to make the bike industry more inclusive. In this conversation, they discuss the importance of advocating for size inclusion, building bike infrastructure and community, and ...

Camaraderie, Resilience, and Taking the Path Less Traveled with Stephen Hyde
April 23, 2024
6
01:40:3880.63 MB

Camaraderie, Resilience, and Taking the Path Less Traveled with Stephen Hyde

Amber speaks with three-time National Cyclocross Champion, Stephen Hyde, a cycling maverick who defied conventional paths to find his place as a champion in the sport. From BMX and mountain biking to professional road cycling and cyclocross, Hyde's story is one of resilience, mentorship, and communi...

Cultivating Fun, Thriving through Community, and Living with Loss with Katerina Nash
April 09, 2024
5
01:36:3577.39 MB

Cultivating Fun, Thriving through Community, and Living with Loss with Katerina Nash

Amber speaks with cyclocross icon, mountain bike champion, and five-time Olympian Katerina Nash. In this conversation, they discuss how sport helped her navigate life-altering loss, what has kept her inspired and humble over a nearly 30-year career in professional sport, and her historic role with c...

Mastery, Identity, and Turning Off to Turn On with Eliot Jackson
March 26, 2024
4
01:33:4075.04 MB

Mastery, Identity, and Turning Off to Turn On with Eliot Jackson

Amber speaks with Downhill Mountain Biking legend, entrepreneur, and Red Bull TV analyst, Eliot Jackson. In this conversation, they discuss how a risk-averse person can transform into a world-class downhill mountain biking pro, why chasing podiums isn't always the ultimate goal, the surprising paral...