47 episodes

Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy is a fun, thoughtful, candid conversation with trailblazers in sports about the joy/chaos of life and sports. Laughter -- and donuts -- permitted.

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    • Soccer
    • 4.9, 1.6K Ratings

Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy is a fun, thoughtful, candid conversation with trailblazers in sports about the joy/chaos of life and sports. Laughter -- and donuts -- permitted.

    Episode 36: Jessica McDonald

    Episode 36: Jessica McDonald

    In a powerful episode of Laughter Permitted, USWNT star and World Cup champion Jessica McDonald shares her story of overcoming challenges in pursuit of her dreams. As a single mother, Jessica has had a nomadic career in professional soccer that's ultimately led to winning three NWSL titles and a World Cup in 2019. Her journey is one of grit, courage and determination.

    • 46 min
    Episode 35: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall

    Episode 35: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall

    Cross-country skiing superstars Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall join Laughter Permitted. Jessie and Kikkan teamed up to win gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's team sprint event, but their stories don't end there. Shortly after the Olympics, Kikkan was diagnosed with breast cancer. Now in remission, she is outspoken about her experience in order to help others. Jessie recently came out with a book "Brave Enough," in which she opens up about her struggle with an eating disorder in her late teens, and how she ultimately healed, then went on to become an Olympic champion. Stay tuned for "Questions Permitted" as Lynn gets the scoop from Julie about the recent 99ers movie announcement.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 34: Amy Van Dyken

    Episode 34: Amy Van Dyken

    Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken joins Laughter Permitted to talk about her history-making performance at the 1996 Summer Olympics, how her life changed in 2014 after her spinal cord was severed in an ATV accident and why CrossFit has become her refuge.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 33: Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris

    Episode 33: Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris

    Season 3 of Laughter Permitted premieres with USWNT superstars and power couple Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris, who talk about going public with their relationship, the significance of sharing their wedding on social media and Ali's journey from being cut from the USWNT and then winning a second World Cup. Ashlyn also makes Laughter Permitted history during the game portion of the show by calling in help from a teammate.

    • 59 min
    Episode 32: The Dopies!

    Episode 32: The Dopies!

    Julie Foudy returns for another Laughter Permitted! On the latest episode, Julie and Lynn hold the Season 2 Dopie Awards.

    • 25 min
    Just For Laughs: Amy Liss

    Just For Laughs: Amy Liss

    In the fourth installment of Just For Laughs, Julie and Lynn call their dear friend Amy Liss, who tells a funny story about Zooming with a kindergarten class, talks about living her life with an "attitude of gratitude" and shares the #pickmeupchallenge.

    • 16 min

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1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

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Amazing podcast! Just curious- can you interview the walking triple double Sabrina Ionescu? And maybe one of her former Oregon teammates??

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