18 episodes

Let's talk about sports! If you're a woman and want to know about sports, training and health for the mature athlete/enthusiast, listen to my show! Other listeners are welcome, too, of course!

Silver is the New Gold Karen Laansoo

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Let's talk about sports! If you're a woman and want to know about sports, training and health for the mature athlete/enthusiast, listen to my show! Other listeners are welcome, too, of course!

    Episode 17: Krista DuChene

    Episode 17: Krista DuChene

    Krista DuChene, Olympian and "Marathon Mom" is a trailblazer for women's marathon and endurance running in Canada. On this episode, she shares her running journey from her starting as a "fun and fitness" recreational runner to becoming an Olympian and elite athlete.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 16: Enid Robertson

    Episode 16: Enid Robertson

    Episode 16: It's Q&A with my mother, Enid Robertson. I wanted to know how my mother was exposed to, and participated in, sports in her youth, and how that helped influence our participation in sports when we were growing up.

    • 42 min
    Episode 15: Leah Goldstein

    Episode 15: Leah Goldstein

    Episode 15: Leah Goldstein knows no limits. On this episode of Silver is the New Gold, Leah shares her insights into mental strength that carried her to a world championship title at age 17, to being the RAAM winner at age 52.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 14: Friba Rezayee

    Episode 14: Friba Rezayee

    Episode 14: Karen talks to Friba Rezayee, judoka, human rights activist and the first woman to compete for Afghanistan at the Olympics.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 13: Monique Kavelaars

    Episode 13: Monique Kavelaars

    Monique Kavelaars - Olympian for Team Canada in Women's Epee - talks about her love of the olympics, her journey to get there, and the importance of mentorship for retaining athletes of all ages in sport.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Post-Take #1: Donna

    Post-Take #1: Donna

    Donna Vakalis returns to Silver is the New Gold to reflect on how her experience watching the Tokyo 2021 Olympics changed her impression of what it means to be a spectator.

    • 15 min

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7 Ratings