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Lady and the Champs podcast goes behind the scenes and takes a dive into some of the best sports stories you have never heard before. If you have ever wondered what makes people in the industry tick and pushes them forward to achieve some incredible feats, this is the podcast for you.



Michelle Bodkin is a seasoned sports communications professional in Salt Lake City primarily covering the University of Utah Athletics and Pac-12 Conference for 247.com. She also had a stint with the short-lived Alliance of American Football league as the coach’s assistant for Dennis Erickson of the Salt Lake Stallions.



Bodkin’s specialty is writing features on athletes who have overcome particularly hard circumstances to perform at the highest athletic levels. Her degree in psychology and sociology has allowed her to build trust with her interview subjects and tell their stories with a unique perspective on current societal events.

THE LADY & THE CHAMPS Utah Podcast Network

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    • 4.6, 11 Ratings

Lady and the Champs podcast goes behind the scenes and takes a dive into some of the best sports stories you have never heard before. If you have ever wondered what makes people in the industry tick and pushes them forward to achieve some incredible feats, this is the podcast for you.



Michelle Bodkin is a seasoned sports communications professional in Salt Lake City primarily covering the University of Utah Athletics and Pac-12 Conference for 247.com. She also had a stint with the short-lived Alliance of American Football league as the coach’s assistant for Dennis Erickson of the Salt Lake Stallions.



Bodkin’s specialty is writing features on athletes who have overcome particularly hard circumstances to perform at the highest athletic levels. Her degree in psychology and sociology has allowed her to build trust with her interview subjects and tell their stories with a unique perspective on current societal events.

    L&C 004: “Justin Taplin-Ross”

    L&C 004: “Justin Taplin-Ross”

    In the fourth installment of Lady & The Champs former Utah safety Justin Taplin-Ross talks about his journey finding himself. After a tough childhood Taplin-Ross unexpectedly found a home in Salt Lake City, Utah playing for the Utes. A brief stint with the Dallas Cowboys later, Taplin-Ross came back to SLC to give back to […]

    • 49 min
    L&C 03: “Sammy Linebaugh”

    L&C 03: “Sammy Linebaugh”

    Episode three of Lady and the Champs focuses on the rigors of being a woman in a man’s world. Special guest Sammy Linebaugh talks about her unusual journey to be sports reporter covering football for the old Mountain West Network. She also goes into detail about some of the challenges she faced, the best parts […]

    • 1 hr 12 min
    L&C 02: “Steve Tate”

    L&C 02: “Steve Tate”

    There are very few people who have had the same life experiences as Steve Tate. From being a part of one of the most pivotal moments/teams in recent college football history, to navigating the devastation of dealing with a sick child, Tate has experienced the ultimate highs and lows this world can throw at you. […]

    • 43 min
    L&C 01: “Beau Rydalch”

    L&C 01: “Beau Rydalch”

    The first ever episode of The Lady and the Champs podcast features guest Beau Rydalch – a former walk-on with the University of Utah basketball team. Rydalch discusses with host Michelle Bodkin recognizing his mental health struggles and learning to work with them to live a more fulfilling life. After a suicide scare earlier in […]

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Ty801801 ,

BAMF

I’m so happy Michelle Bodkin finally started a podcast!! I enjoy listening to you on utezone radio you make the show fun!. Keep up the hard work thanks for everything you do! 🙌🏻

jordanute ,

Horrible

If you are think of listening to this don’t waste your time.

Maskilim ,

Lady and the Champs

What a great show.

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