Patrick Jensen – Para Alpine Skiiing

https://omny.fm/shows/luke-and-susie-podcast/patrick-jensen-para-alpine-skiiing Patrick Jensen is a B2 classified visually impaired Para-alpine skier from Australia. Now working with his sighted guide, Amelia Hodgson, the pair are looking to consolidate their rise at the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. Outside of training and competition, Jensen, who was diagnosed with macular dystrophy and Stargardt disease at the age of seven, enjoys surfing, skateboarding, and playing …

Andrew Hoy – Equestrian Olympian

Luke and Susie chat to a record-breaking legend, Andrew Hoy. After winning silver as part of the Australian eventing team and individual eventing bronze at this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games, Andrew became Australia’s oldest Olympic medallist at age 62; he’s won more Olympic gold than any other event rider with six medals to his name in total. His horse, Vasilly De Lassos, was …

David Powell – Olympic Table Tennis

Representing Australia in the Table Tennis for the second time at an Olympic Games is David Powell. He’s a teacher, he’s a coach and he’s an elite sportsman. With the delay of the pandemic setting Tokyo’s Olympic campaign back a year, David is all set to represent the country and take on the world’s best in one of Australia’s favourite …

108: ELKA WHALAN – AUSSIE SWIMMING CHAMPION, NATIONAL DAY OF THANKS

Elka Whalan is a champion Australian swimmer, having represented Australia and medalled at the Olympics, Commonwealth Games and World Championships. Now married with three kids, Elka continues to shine in the media and as a speaker. A beacon of positivity and inclusiveness, she’s not far from launching “Queenhood – For the Woman Who Knows Her Worth”, determined to see women …

083: KATHRYN ROSS – PARALYMPIC ROWER, REMARKABLE CHAMPION

In the world of sport, we see champions all the time. Our guest today, though, is not like most. She won the national title in rowing eight weeks after taking up the sport. Eight weeks! Eighteen months later, she won silver at the Beijing Olympics, just a fraction of a second behind the gold medal winner. This woman has gumption …