Sam Squiers continues her chat with former racing driver turned OnlyFans star Renee Gracie. In this ‘On Her Mind’ special Renee chats about the sexualisation of women in sport, the responsibility of social media apps to protect women and much more.
Sam Squiers chats with Rebecca Sowden about the ‘Correct the Internet’ campaign that is trying to fix the gendered bias that we’ve inadvertently caused on the World Wide Web.
Sam Squiers welcomes tennis commentator Adam Peacock to On Her Mind to break down the age old debate about women playing three sets as opposed to five at Grand Slam tournaments, and how it relates to equal pay. They add some nuance to the debate and wonder how five sets might work in the women’s game, and whether tennis fans and players would actually want it to happen.
Across two episodes Sam Squiers welcomes in LiSTNR News editor Amy Goggins to discuss the best moments in women’s sport in 2022.
In this episode Sam Squiers sits down with Sarah Olle to discuss the AFLW’s ambitious scheduling in 2022 – staging two complete seasons in one calendar year – and any knock-on effects it created. This conversation also delves into how this decision created challenges for other female leagues like the WBBL and the W-league. Could the NRLW learn from the way the AFLW has mixed things up and has the clogged sporting calendar started to impact traditional Summer fixtures like Test Cricket?
In this episode Sam Squiers hand selects five of the best stories of resilience in the face of extreme adversity. And every story is different.Jana Pittman talks about her battles with the media, Hayley Raso opens up about her horrific injury and Casey Dellacqua discusses the media body shaming that nearly derailed her career. Georgia Baker talks about dealing with grief and Bronte Campbell chronicles her fight against chronic pain.
Passionate is an understatement for how Melbourne Vixens co-captain and Diamonds player, Kate Moloney, feels about her beloved sport of netball. But passion isn’t always enough, and being left off the start list for Commonwealth Games team and World Cups team was still a bitter pill for Kate to swallow. In this episode, Kate speaks with with host Sam Squiers about: What she learned working with young people in a juvenile detention centre. Being selected for the Melbourne Vixens and why she’s stuck with the team for so long. Captaining the Vixens from premiers to bottom of the ladder. Getting the call to play in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Her thoughts on the infamous Suncorp Super Netball super shot
Riding the professional cycling circuit through some of the most picturesque places in the world looks like a dream life. But the reality of pay inequality and being taken seriously as a female athlete is far less glamorous.
Tiffany joins host Sam Squiers to discuss: The talent ID program that got her into cycling in high school, Why she can still have a successful race even if she’s not on the podium, The growth of women’s cycling and the upcoming women’s Tour de France and Meeting her partner, Finnish F1 driver Valtteri Bottas, how she started designing helmets for him and why it’s not uncommon to see him on the side of the road handing out water bottles to her teammates
Superstar of Australian swimming, Bronte Campbell, dreamed of being an Olympic champion since she was 7 years old. Bronte made the national Dolphins team when she was 17 and has retained her place for the past ten years and three Olympics.
In that time, Bronte has won gold at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Pan Pacific Championships and at the Tokyo Games she was part of the team that broke the women’s 4x100m freestyle record.
Bronte joins host Sam Squiers to discuss growing up in Malawi before relocating to Brisbane as a 7-year-old, what she’s learned from growing up with her younger brother Hamish who has cerebral palsy, the constant comparison to her older sister Cate, overcoming chronic pain to swim a career-best at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the culture of swimming in light of the recent review into the sport.
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