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Cancer and Olympians: Let’s talk about the C-Word with Kikkan Randall Olympic Channel Podcast

    • Sports

Less than three months after winning Olympic gold in cross-country skiing at PyeongChang 2018, Kikkan Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer.
The 35-year-old American is receiving treatment and the prognosis is good.
But she’s had to shave her hair off. Hair that she used to dye pink to stand out from the crowd.
We talk about the colour pink, the dreaded moment she took ‘the call’ and making the most of every day.
Remember to subscribe to the Olympic Channel Podcast for more inspiring stories every Wednesday. We want you to think like an Olympian.
LINKS:
ISAIAH THOMAS VIDEO: https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/isaiah-thomas-i-want-to-inspire-small-kids/
SPORTSWEEK: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0070lk9/episodes/downloads
GOING OLYMPIC: https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/going-olympic-tokyo-2020/sports-chronicles/fukushima-returns-as-one-of-japans-premiere-surf-spots/
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/

Less than three months after winning Olympic gold in cross-country skiing at PyeongChang 2018, Kikkan Randall was diagnosed with breast cancer.
The 35-year-old American is receiving treatment and the prognosis is good.
But she’s had to shave her hair off. Hair that she used to dye pink to stand out from the crowd.
We talk about the colour pink, the dreaded moment she took ‘the call’ and making the most of every day.
Remember to subscribe to the Olympic Channel Podcast for more inspiring stories every Wednesday. We want you to think like an Olympian.
LINKS:
ISAIAH THOMAS VIDEO: https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/isaiah-thomas-i-want-to-inspire-small-kids/
SPORTSWEEK: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0070lk9/episodes/downloads
GOING OLYMPIC: https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/playback/going-olympic-tokyo-2020/sports-chronicles/fukushima-returns-as-one-of-japans-premiere-surf-spots/
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/

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