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.
Lindsay Czarniak and Lolo Jones interview 19-year-old canoe sprint gold medalist Nevin Harrison after becoming the first American woman to win gold in any canoe or kayak event. Nevin speaks about the pressures that face young athletes and the excitement that comes with a newer Olympic sport.
Then, On Her Turf is joined by LSU gymnast/TikTok influencer Olivia Dunne & NBC Olympics basketball analyst Monica McNutt for an interesting discussion on the recent change in NCAA names, images and likeness (NIL) rules. The group discusses and how these new rules impact female athletes and what the future holds for amateur athletes.