Podcast inspired by the stories of athletes born or made in the cities of South Florida, focused on life and career conversations that can resonate with many around the world, from trainers to athletes to retired competitors. These are the energizing, deep and personal stories that give meaning and life to these professional dreamers, in spanglish, con un cafecito y pastelito.
Supplements in the Bodybuilding Industry
Betty Viana-Adkins dedicates her life to coaching and helping others reach their fitness goals. We chatted with the 2008 Miss Olympia finalist about the different types of bodybuilding and performance enhancing supplements, the regulations that exist (or don't) on the bodybuilding stage and the side effects it may bring post-competition.
Fútbol, Colombia y Miami: El camino de Luis Carlos Perea
"Coroncoro" Perea was part of the golden generation of la Selección Colombia playing in two FIFA World Cups, Italia '90 and USA '94. Perea was also part of Atlético Nacional's first Copa Libertadores title in 1989 and for the past 20 years he has been living in South Florida, making the switch to fútbol coach with his Coroncoro Soccer Academy in West Kendall. With days away from the last round of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, Perea weighs in on Colombia's performance.
Gaston “Tonga” Reyno y su travesía por el mundo para conquistar el MMA
Growing up a fan of Van Damme and the Ninja Turtles, Gaston “Tonga” Reyno shares his adrenaline-packed journey starting in Uruguay, living a mysterious life so his parent’s wouldn’t find out of his fights, to Asia and the United States, where he fought his way through cultural and language barriers eventually landing in Miami where he also commentates on Mixed Martial Arts for ESPN and is currently planning a comeback.
Moving to America: Domino champion's decision to leave Venezuela
Patricia Galindo was part of the Venezuelan delegation in multiple international domino competitions until she was faced with an opportunity to move to Miami. Patico shares how she fell in love with one of the most famous board games in the world and why it should become an olympic sport!
Carlos "El Pescadito" Ruiz, el guatemalteco que supera a CR7 en goles
After playing in Guatemala, México, Paraguay, Greece, Canada and the United States, Carlos “El Pescadito” Ruíz calls South Florida home… for now. Pescadito shares how his footy adventure all started in Colonia Bello Horizonte to holding a World Cup qualifying world record that may be soon reached by Cristiano Ronaldo. Fish also tells us about his mission to helping Guatemalan youth through soccer, a quick how-to drink Mezcal lesson and details of his autobiography coming soon!
Perseverance: Wrestler Alex Sancho's road to Tokyo
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Spc. Alejandro "Alex" Sancho recently qualified to the Tokyo Olympic Games for the Greco-Roman 67kg class. Apart from missing South Florida's famous coladas and pastelitos, the Miami-native shares how he stepped up his mental game to finally make it to the United States Olympic squad.
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