In this episode, Craig Coffey and Gabriel Gomez, co-founders of O2X, explore a holistic approach to human performance. They discuss O2X’s base-to-peak mountain challenges and their recent experiences at Loon Mountain. Craig and Gabriel share about their athletic journeys from Craig’s background as a multi-sport athlete to Gabriel’s training as a Navy SEAL. They offer insight on overcoming fear in starting one’s own business from their experience of co-founding O2X.
In this episode, Nicole Antoinette, writer, podcast host, and self-proclaimed recovering self-help addict, discusses how to cultivate real talk in your life. Nicole explains her creative sabbatical from her business as a weekly blogger and accountability coach. She tells the story of her relationship with alcohol and running, from how she stopped drinking to the role running has played in her sobriety.
In this episode, Renee and Austin Baillie, runners and co-founders of Recharge Sport, discuss the importance of athletic recovery for athletes of all levels. Renee is a professional marathoner and Austin is an accomplished runner and massage therapist. They explain their running backgrounds, from recounting their first races to the lessons they learned from Mark Wetmore, their coach at the University of Colorado.
In this episode, Jay Dicharry, expert in biomechanical analysis, physical therapist, and director of the REP Lab, explores what it means to develop your inner athlete so that you can perform at your best, stay uninjured, and live your healthiest life. Jay explains how he became interested in the art of running injury-free: from his technique-driven background as a competitive swimmer to being an injury-prone high school cross country runner.
In this episode, Lauren Fleshman, professional runner for Oiselle, writer, cofounder of Picky Bars, mother, and coach of Little Wing, discusses how to harness the superpower of authenticity. Lauren reflects on her relationship with writing, from the creative process to overcoming the fear of sharing poignant work. She explores how she navigates the principles of sport psychology with the reality of being a multi-dimensional human being.
In this episode, Liz Anjos, musician known as Pink Feathers, keys and vocalist for RAC, and runner for the Oiselle Team, explores the performative experience of running and music. Liz shares the meaning behind Pink Feathers, her solo music act, and reflects on her classical piano background. Liz discusses how she balances marathon training when she is on tour with RAC, including a recount of her most recent training for the Berlin Marathon.