Episode 31: Diggens says, Some people genetically, are wired to push really hard.
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Minnesota's own, Olympian Jessie Diggins is the most decorated US cross country athlete in World Championship history.  Jessie talks to Lea B. Olsen about how her parents turned her on to many outdoor sports and activites.  She also talks about her training, conditioning and mental fitness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 30: Times have changed for athletes today
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Darrin Nelson played eight seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and is currently the Senior Associate Athletic Director at the University of California, Irvine.  Darrin was a man wise beyond his years when playing for the NFL.  In the off season he worked a regular job.  Lea B. Olsen learns why. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 29: Mental health is an important part of pro sports.
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Don Kalkstein is in his 20th season with the Dallas Mavericks as the Director of Sports Psychology.  He talks to Lea B. Olsen about the programs he runs with the team and how he works with professional athletes.  Most team organizations are bringing on a person in the mental health field.  They are finding it nice to have someone in house. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 28: Unique connections thanks to COVID
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Lea B. Olsen is joined by Ed Cohen, longtime broadcaster and play-by play guy for the New York Knicks.   They talk about COVID and what transpired with the NBA as being teh first to close everything down.  Ed and his wife welcomed in April the arrival of their new family member.  Ed and Lea talk about the isolation caused my COVID and coping with it through unique connections.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 27: Walter Bond shares his wisdom of age and experience
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Former Gopher and NBA player, Walter Bond talks to Lea B. Olsen about his basketball career and his transition from sports into a business career.  They also discuss the repercussions of the George Floyd murder and leadership and how to take the lead. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 26: When footballs over, it can be really scary.
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Ben Leber is a former NFL player and now football analyst for Fox sports and sideline analyst for the MN Vikings Radio Network.  He talks to Lea B. Olsen about getting into the sport of football and how it is in his lineage. He shares some real truths about life after football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 24: Now is the time to look at the little details
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Olympian, author and TV personality Summer Sanders takes time to share with Lea B. Olsen what athletes should be doing with this downtime cause by COVID.   She address how swimmer will oversome this time not being able to get into the pool.  She talks about mental toughness and using this time to hone into the basic of your sport to break bad habits and look at the little details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 24: She coaches men
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Tamara Moore was an All American at Minneapolis North High.  She spent six seasons with the WNBA.  Now she is the head coach for the men's basketball program at Masabi Range College.  She talks to Lea B about her first involvement in sports up to her career now.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 23: He gives so much back to the game
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Former Gopher and NFL player Tyrone Carter joins Lea B Olsen to talks about his new purpose in developing young athletes though his company TC Elite Training School  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Episode 22: Why athletes should have a healthy relationship with food
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Dr. Rebecca Busanich, Associate professor of exercise and sport science at St. Catherine's University has done research on the social and cultural narratives around physical activity, eating, and the body.  She shares this work with Lea B. Olsen. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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