Celebrating Youth Sports and Life Lessons-Reflecting on Season 1 of the Podcast

In the final episode of the first season of the podcast, Mary and your host Carrie are taking time to reflect on the incredible journey that this podcast has embarked upon, celebrating the diverse stories and insights shared by their guests. Hear clips from several prior guests. From Alysia Montano‘s reflections on the evolving landscape […]

From the Farm to the World Championships with Elle St. Pierre

Listen in this week as I, your host Carrie, interview Elle St. Pierre, an absolutely remarkable Olympian who has recently etched her name in the annals of track and field history! Elle, fresh off her gold medal victory at the 2024 World Athletic Indoor Games in Scotland, takes us on a riveting journey through her […]

From Underdog to Olympian with Buzz Schneider

Welcome back, dear listeners! Today’s guest is none other than the legendary Buzz Schneider, hockey icon and Olympic gold medalist. (He is so legendary, in fact, that he has even been played by Jonathan Sagal in a movie!) Join me as we journey through Buzz’s remarkable career, from his early days on the ice in […]

Go, Gwen, Go with Gwen & Nancy Jorgensen

Join me as I sit down with fellow Olympian Gwen Jorgensen and her mother, Nancy Jorgensen, in this inspiring episode! Gwen, the first American to clinch Olympic gold in the triathlon, shares her incredible journey from being an accountant to a world-class triathlete, and we dive into the emotional highs and lows of her Olympic […]

Excellence in Life, Not Just Elite Athletics with John Roethlisberger

Join me, your host Carrie, today as I sit down with John Roethlisberger, a three-time Olympian gymnast, fellow NBC commentator, and director of FlipFest, a gymnastics camp. We dive into his incredible journey, filled with familial gymnastic influences, three Olympic Games, and the profound impact of his dad as a coach! In our rapid-fire round, […]

Preparing for the Moment with Dawn Harper-Nelson

Dawn Harper-Nelson is a gold medalist in the 2008 Olympic Games and a silver medalist in the 2012 Olympic Games. She is also a mother of two and actively involved in coaching and has a truly awesome story to share. Join us for this conversation as we delve into Dawn’s Olympic experiences, her journey in […]

Finding Your Voice in Elite Sports with Olympic Gymnast Alicia Sacramone Quinn

Alicia Sacramone Quinn is one of the most decorated US Olympic Gymnasts in American history. Now she’s a wife, mom to four, and a voice for upcoming elite gymnasts. Listen as she shares more about her story and why mental health in elite and professional sports is so important to her.  Based on the career […]

Breaking Down Barriers in Sport with &Mother Founder and Olympian Alysia Montano

Activity and motion has always been a part of Alysia Montano’s life. Even as a young child she was constantly moving and wanted to be allowed to play all the same sports as the boys, while still retaining her femininity. Listen as she shares her story, her Olympic journey, and why she’s committed to changing […]

Swimming in the Fast Lane with Regan Smith, 2020 Olympic Medalist

Wondering what it takes to become an Olympic swimmer? Regan Smith shares her incredible story of gliding to multi-medal success and what took to get there. From competing during the pandemic to her goals for 2024, she’s telling it all.  It all started with water safety classes when Regan was just a baby. She grew […]

Meet Your Host: Carrie Tollefson

Welcome to Agora Sports Network, a community that connects and unites past and present Olympians to positively impact youth sport athletes and their families. We are so excited to introduce you to your host Carrie Tollefson, a member of the 2004 Summer Olympic team. In this episode: [01:18] Carrie Tollefson takes us back and shares […]