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My Gratitude Letter to Bonnie D. Stroir - A Very Special 100th Episode (The Puppy Talk and Leadership Lessons) Power Through the 4th Whistle Roller Derby Podcast

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To celebrate our very special 100th episode, I am giving an audio letter of gratitude to Bonnie D. Stroir. She inspired me on my path to becoming a better athlete, teammate, leader, and human being.

I met Bonnie D. Stoir in 2013 about a month before she retired from roller derby after skating and coaching for over a decade. Bonnie D. Stroir was the first full time traveling roller derby coach and she spread her lessons all over the world, but it was more than just skating. It was about bettering yourself as a person in interpersonal communication and conflict management, treating yourself with compassion and improving your ability to learn, and developing leadership skills to inspire others and pulling the greatest potential out of the people you lead. In this episode, along with my sincere thanks, I am sharing lessons I learned from her that made the biggest impact on developing myself and others over the years to become as awesome as we could be in one lifetime.

When we met, I was at a crossroads in my derby career and wasn't sure if I'd make it another season. She opened my eyes to new ways of leading, communicating, and learning that gave me hope for the future again. If our paths hadn't crossed, I don't know if this podcast would exist. 

BONNIE NEEDS HELP - Visit the GoFundMe Page for Bonnie D. Stroir (if you don't see a link, find it on our PT4W FB page)

Roll Models Youtube Show featuring Bonnie D. Stoir: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhYWmZFQpcpDaiuY-2szode-GqeKRlFlc

Follow our Twitch channel at https://www.twitch.tv/jackiebauertv.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/PowerThroughthe4thWhistle.

Visit Roller Derby Athletics at rollerderbyathletics.com/plans.

Get MOTA-vated with Mota Skates! Use promo code PT4W at motaskates.com.

Visit Bout Betties at https://boutbetties.com/. Subscribe today using our podcast’s promo code POWER10 for 10% off your first pack!

Find our transcribed episodes on our Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/power4thwhistle. (Thank you, Jenergy!)

You can support the podcast on Patreon for as little as $1/month. The benefits of becoming a Patron include access to an Ad-Free feed of the podcast that you can listen to in your favorite app and access to our Discord server where you can share your derby thoughts about training, memes, or sharks you've punched lately. Different levels have different perks like stickers, buttons, or a top from our Threadless store (https://power4thwhistle.threadless.com).

Follow our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/powerthru4thwhistle.

Follow us on Instagram: @Power4thWhistle 

Follow us on Twitter: @Power4thWhistle

Have a question? Want to sponsor the podcast? E-mail power4thwhistle@gmail.com.


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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/power-through-the-4th-whistle/support

To celebrate our very special 100th episode, I am giving an audio letter of gratitude to Bonnie D. Stroir. She inspired me on my path to becoming a better athlete, teammate, leader, and human being.

I met Bonnie D. Stoir in 2013 about a month before she retired from roller derby after skating and coaching for over a decade. Bonnie D. Stroir was the first full time traveling roller derby coach and she spread her lessons all over the world, but it was more than just skating. It was about bettering yourself as a person in interpersonal communication and conflict management, treating yourself with compassion and improving your ability to learn, and developing leadership skills to inspire others and pulling the greatest potential out of the people you lead. In this episode, along with my sincere thanks, I am sharing lessons I learned from her that made the biggest impact on developing myself and others over the years to become as awesome as we could be in one lifetime.

When we met, I was at a crossroads in my derby career and wasn't sure if I'd make it another season. She opened my eyes to new ways of leading, communicating, and learning that gave me hope for the future again. If our paths hadn't crossed, I don't know if this podcast would exist. 

BONNIE NEEDS HELP - Visit the GoFundMe Page for Bonnie D. Stroir (if you don't see a link, find it on our PT4W FB page)

Roll Models Youtube Show featuring Bonnie D. Stoir: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhYWmZFQpcpDaiuY-2szode-GqeKRlFlc

Follow our Twitch channel at https://www.twitch.tv/jackiebauertv.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/PowerThroughthe4thWhistle.

Visit Roller Derby Athletics at rollerderbyathletics.com/plans.

Get MOTA-vated with Mota Skates! Use promo code PT4W at motaskates.com.

Visit Bout Betties at https://boutbetties.com/. Subscribe today using our podcast’s promo code POWER10 for 10% off your first pack!

Find our transcribed episodes on our Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/power4thwhistle. (Thank you, Jenergy!)

You can support the podcast on Patreon for as little as $1/month. The benefits of becoming a Patron include access to an Ad-Free feed of the podcast that you can listen to in your favorite app and access to our Discord server where you can share your derby thoughts about training, memes, or sharks you've punched lately. Different levels have different perks like stickers, buttons, or a top from our Threadless store (https://power4thwhistle.threadless.com).

Follow our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/powerthru4thwhistle.

Follow us on Instagram: @Power4thWhistle 

Follow us on Twitter: @Power4thWhistle

Have a question? Want to sponsor the podcast? E-mail power4thwhistle@gmail.com.


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/power-through-the-4th-whistle/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/power-through-the-4th-whistle/support

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