Pushing boundaries and empowering women along the way. The On Her Turf podcast highlights amazing women- and their male allies- who are champions on and off the field and who motivate people to be the best versions of themselves. Lindsay Czarniak, Lolo Jones and MJ Acosta-Ruiz will host the first NBC Olympics show dedicated to covering women’s sports at the Games. Katie Ledecky, Allyson Felix, Alex Morgan, April Ross, and Alix Klineman will be among athletes featured.
Hosts Lindsay Czarniak and Olympic hurdler/bobsledder Lolo Jones hear from New Zealand’s first transgender woman weightlifter Olympian Laurel Hubbard on her performance and the confidence that sports brings her.
Then Raven “Hulk” Saunders, the 2020 Olympic shot put silver medalist, joins the show to discuss mental health and her demonstration on the podium. Raven explains the origins of her nickname and what she hopes her supporters will take away from her message and actions.
Finally Michelle Carter, the 2016 Olympic shot put gold medalist, joins Raven and our hosts to break down the road to the Olympic games and discuss the future of the sport for women of color.