The Shot Diva is here! 3x Olympian and Rio 2016 gold medal shot putter Michelle Carter joins us this week to talk about shot put technique, her strategies for managing her ADHD and dyslexia, her Olympic experiences and how looking her best helps her achieve her best.
Follow Michelle on Instagram and Facebook, and check out her website for more information on her You Throw Girl sports confidence camp and other programs Michelle’s created.
What are our TKFLASTANIs up to this week? We’ve got news from:
- Speedskater Erin Jackson
- Pin collector/Olympic volunteer Sid Marantz featured in the New York Times
- Gymnast Chellsie Memmel
- Diver Laura Wilkinson
- Branding consultant Vickie Saunders
and Olympic team updates on:
- Shooter Ginny Thrasher
- 3×3 player Dominique Jones
- Beach volleyball player Kelly Claes
- Equestrian Phillip Dutton
- Artistic swimmer Jacqueline Simoneau
Plus, tons of news on Tokyo 2020. With only 50 days to go, the world is still concerned about Covid, but the Japanese government and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee continue to take measures to ensure the Games will go on. Who’s experiencing those measures first? The Australian softball team, who’s the first team to arrive in Japan ahead of the Games.
We also have updates on the Paralympic torch relay.
Thanks so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!
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