Celebrating resilience in sport - the human stories behind the stars. Hosted & produced by sports journalist Neroli Meadows.
Thanks to Woody Pitney for his track “Love Me Like You Wanna Be Loved“ & Ryan Pierse for the cover photo.
Nic Naitanui - Ordineroli Speaking
Nic Naitanui is one of Australia's most recognisable sports stars. The West Coast Eagle has overcome so much adversity across his life to get to where he is. In the past six years alone, the boy from Fiji lost his beloved Mum, played in a losing grand final, did two ACLs and then watched from the sidelines as his teammates won a premiership. All of it drives him every day. As you'll hear in this episode, Nic is a story teller who has always held onto his sense of humour and love of culture.
Ryan Pierse - Ordineroli Speaking
#OrdineroliSpeaking Ryan Pierse is one of Australia's leading sports photographers. Ryan has captured some of the most iconic images of the Australian Men's Cricket team but one day will live with him forever. In this episode of Ordineroli Speaking, the Getty Images Chief Photographer shares the stories behind the photographs he took of Phillip Hughes - a player who became a mate.
Natalie Medhurst - Ordineroli Speaking
#OrdineroliSpeaking Natalie Medhurst has been a professional netballer for 17 years, including ten years representing Australia. Behind the scenes, Natalie was struggling with her mental health and developed an eating disorder. About to be a Mum, Natalie is now in a good place and ready to share her story.
Moises Henriques - Ordineroli Speaking
#OrdineroliSpeaking Australian cricketer Moises Henriques has dealt with depression and anxiety throughout his career. Born in Portugal, Moises moved to Australia at a young age. He went on to represent Australia in all forms of the game, with the pressure of "potential" following him every step of the way.
Sabreena Duffy - Ordineroli Speaking
Sabreena Duffy has only just turned 20 but she has already overcome the odds to make her mark on the AFLW as a Fremantle star. Sab has spent her entire life in the foster care system and in this episode of Ordineroli Speaking, she shares her story publicly for the first time. Her motivation? To help inspire other kids to achieve their goals and be proud of their story.
Nathan Lyon - Ordineroli Speaking
#OrdineroliSpeaking Nathan Lyon has played 96 Tests for Australia, taking 390 wickets but his career has been riddled with doubt. The man known as "the GOAT" opens up on some of the toughest moments of his career and why he gets so anxious.
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Yay! You’re Back!
Awesome podcast. Thanks Nez!
Well worth a listen
The guests seems to be so comfortable with Neroli that she manages to bring unexpected stories, both good and bad, to the surface. Glad to see there is a new podcast today because I have missed this gem. Love your work!
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