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the [female] athlete project

the [female] athlete project

By Chloe Dalton
One day, female athletes will be recognised by their achievements, not by their gender.
Until then, we'll keep sharing the stories of epic Aussie female athletes.
Join Olympic Gold Medallist, Chloe Dalton, as she chats with World Champions, fellow Olympians, and athletes at the top of their game.
Listen to our weekly episodes of the wrap - news and highlights about women's sports news.
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the wrap: record crowd in blues origin win, matildas stunned by spain
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Vixens secure grand final spot, Blues back on top in state of origin, and Matildas in some real trouble against Spain. For our key story we’ll discuss the return of the basketball G.O.A.T - Lauren Jackson named in the Opals squad for the upcoming Basketball World Cup. Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
25:35
June 27, 2022
the wrap: Gilmore breaks own record to 33 titles, Iffland wins by the Eiffel
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Netball finals and financials, Gilmore breaks her own record to win her 33rd CT Surfing title and Rhiannan Iffland jumps off the Eiffel Tower…kind of. For our key story we’ll discuss the commercial viability of the expanding NRLW competition. Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
29:30
June 20, 2022
the wrap: Jess Fox back to her golden ways, and the shocking cricket gender pay gap
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Madison De Rozario named Paralympian of the Year, Jess Fox wins Gold in the K1 World Cup event in Prague, and - we’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, Sam Kerr needs to invest in a bigger trophy cabinet. For our key story we’ll discuss the Australian women’s cricket superstars earning just 10% of the contract value of their male counterparts. Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
30:01
June 13, 2022
the wrap: Wu defies the odds, Netball Australia’s controversial grand final location auction
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Iga Swiatek wins the French Open, diver Mel Wu defies the odds to reuturn to diving, and golfer Minjee Lee wins the US Open. For our key story we’ll discuss netball Australia’s controversial decision to auction off the Suncorp Super Netball grand final location. Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
24:46
June 06, 2022
the wrap: SIA progress on Lisa De Vanna allegations, Wimbledon finally remove women’s marital status from honour roll board.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - The Gliders (Australia’s women’s wheelchair basketball team) have won gold at the Asia Oceania Championships, Sport Integrity Australia releases an update on the Lisa De Vanna allegations, and Wimbledon rolls out of the dark ages to remove marital status prefix and husband’s initials from the women’s honour roll board.  For our key story we’ll discuss Wheelchair athlete Sarah Clifton-Bligh who successfully campaigned at the age of 15 to demand her results be included in the overall champion school tally.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode was brought to you by Bare Thrills. Find them on Instagram @barethrills_underwear or www.barethrills.com
24:10
May 30, 2022
the wrap: arnie breaks 400m world record, shayna jack makes emotional return to the pool
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Ariarne Titmus breaks Katie Ledecky’s 400m World Record, Shayna Jack makes an emotional return to the pool, and Wimbledon penalised by the WTA and ATP.  For our key story we’ll discuss the huge strides being made in the remuneration of female athletes across AFLW, NRLW and US Soccer.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode was brought to you by Bare Thrills. Find them on Instagram @barethrills_underwear or www.barethrills.com
30:01
May 23, 2022
the wrap: hockeyroos win across the ditch, minjee lee wins 7th title
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - the ParaMatildas are into the final at their first ever World Cup, the Hockeyroos win the Trans-Tasman series, and Minjee Lee wins her seventh LPGA title.  For our key story we’ll discuss the WNBA’s response to basketballer Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia.   Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode was brought to you by Bare Thrills. Find them on Instagram @barethrills_underwear or www.barethrills.com
22:28
May 16, 2022
the wrap: cambage called out for racism, softballers break 66-year drought
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Paralympian Lauren Parker wins Ironman triathlon world championships, South Australian softball break a 66-year drought, and the Wallaroos defeat Fiji in their first rugby test match in 956 days.  For our key story we’ll discuss former Opals captain Jenna O’hea calling out Liz Cambage on her appalling comments against the Nigerian basketball team.  Donate to support the development of a women’s professional baseball league  https://www.aleagueofherown.com.au Watch the Paramatildas via www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DKxHcqo5Pg Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here for the newsletter + don’t miss a merch drop. www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode was brought to you by Bare Thrills. Find them on Instagram @barethrills_underwear or www.barethrills.com
21:53
May 09, 2022
the wrap: boxers sell out madison square garden, sally fitzgibbons cut from WSL in controversial new rules.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Sally Fitzgibbons has been cut from the WSL, Kerr named women’s footballer of the year, and boxers sell out the iconic Madison Square Garden.  For our key story we’ll discuss the damning report leaked about AFL umpires, revealing a toxic, male-dominated culture as well as women being subject to sexual harassment from spectators, umpire coaches and fellow umpires.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
25:19
May 02, 2022
the wrap: barcelona top record with 91,648 crowd, lauren jackson drops 21 points in her return.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds: the G.O.A.T. of basketball Lauren Jackson returns to the court, Barcelona break their own world record, and 12-year-old Chloe Covell wins Bronze at her first X Games in the open age category.  For our key story we’ll discuss the Russian and Belarussian athletes banned from competing at Wimbledon following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
21:02
April 25, 2022
The wrap: wright wins only comp she’s ever wanted to win, luik raises $37K for brain cancer research
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Wright’s huge win at home, Allyson Felix announces her retirement, and Matilda’s player Aivi Luik raises over $37K for brain cancer research.  For our key story we’ll discuss The Afghanistan Women's National soccer team’s rebuild here in Australia after being forced to flee their home country following the Taliban takeover in August last year. Support the team by purchasing a jersey here: https://www.landsholdsshoppen.dk/en/afghanistan Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
20:41
April 18, 2022
the wrap: crows win third flag, boomers break the drought.
a weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds  -  Adelaide Crows solidify the dynasty, melbourne boomers break the drought. For our key story we’ll discuss the simple strategy behind Barcelona selling out 91,000 tickets for the second time in a month.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
21:17
April 11, 2022
The wrap: the wnbl forced forfeit, is Alyssa Healy the new G.O.A.T?
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds  - is alyssa healy the new goat? The Roosters upset the broncos, and melbourne are set to face adelaide in the aflw grand final For our key story we’ll discuss the wnbl debacle - canberra capitals forced to forfeit their chance to play in the wnbl grand final series.  This week in the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to a Canberra Capitals player directly impacted by the forced forfeit - Comm Games Gold Medallist and 3 x WNBL champion Kelsey Griffin.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
31:21
April 04, 2022
the wrap: victory break sydney hearts, tigers win maiden title and the controversial lingerie boxing weigh-ins
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Melbourne Victory break Sydney FC’s hearts, again, Tasmanian Tigers + Elyse Villani win their first WNCL title, and Ash Barty retires at the age of 25. For our key story we’ll discuss Australian boxer Ebanie Bridges, who claimed the IBF bantamweight world title over the weekend, and has drawn mixed opinions about her choice to weigh in wearing lingerie.  In the ice bath with budgy smuggler we chat to Paralympic bronze medallist, and member of the newly announced Paramatildas team, Georgia Beikoff.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter!  Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Follow the Paramatildas on IG www.instagram.com/paramatildas Support the Paramatildas asf.org.au/donate/football-federation-australia-limited/pararoos--and-paramatildas-2022-world-cup Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler www.budgysmuggler.com.au
27:28
March 28, 2022
the wrap: titans topple broncos, boomers win minor premiership
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Victory advance to the A-league grand final, the Broncos suffer their first defeat in 3 years, and Boomers win first WNBL minor premiership since 2011.  For our key story we’ll discuss Lia Thomas, the first transgender swimmer to win a division one NCAA swimming title. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to GWS Giants netballer Amy Parmenter.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter!  Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Check out The Tie Dye Project www.instagram.com/thetiedyeproject_ https://www.thetiedyeproject.com/ Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler www.budgysmuggler.com.au
24:21
March 21, 2022
the wrap: serena calls out double standards, o’hea announces retirement
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - aflw minor premiers decided, Aussie cricketers remain undefeated in the world cup and the first female head coach of swimming australia.  For our key story we’ll discuss Serena Williams calling out the double standards in the Alexander Zverev tennis outburst.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter!  Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
21:60
March 14, 2022
the wrap: king's fitting tribute to the king, wnba team fined for treating players 'too well'
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - opals draw rivals serbia for world cup, sam kerr adds another trophy to the cabinet, and russia + belarus banned from winter paralympics.  For our key story we’ll discuss the WNBA franchise that stands accused of treating its players ‘too well’.   In the ice bath with budgy smuggler, we chat to netballer, Melbourne Vixens player Rahni Samason, who is currently preparing for the upcoming Suncorp Super Netball Season.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject
 Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop
 Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
32:11
March 07, 2022
025 daisy pearce [aflw]
Daisy Pearce is a pioneer of women’s football. She grew up in country Victoria, playing footy with the boys until the age of 13, when she was told that she wasn’t allowed to anymore. Later in her teenage years, she discovered women’s football for the first time, and has since gone on to become one of the faces of the AFLW competition.  After giving birth to twins in 2019, Daisy successfully returned to the AFLW, and is forging a path for women in the media, commentary and coaching space.  Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Daisy on instagram @daisypearce6 This episode is brought to you by Toyota’s Good for Footy Gear Grants. Read more here: https://www.toyota.com.au/community/partnerships/afl-aflw/gear 
58:56
March 02, 2022
the wrap: studdon slots historic field goal, athletes boycott russia
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - NRLW season kicks off, athletes boycott Russian sporting events, and Vixens win pre-season Netball in Melbourne. For our key story we’ll discuss the USWNT $24 million equal pay settlement.    In the ice bath with budgy smuggler, we chat to Paralympic swimmer Monique Murphy about her story and endometriosis awareness month this March.  Read more about QENDO https://www.qendo.org.au/ Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject 
 Shop TFAP merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop 
 Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
28:20
February 28, 2022
the wrap: millions watch late night medal match + another golf shoe shoey
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - millions tune in to watch the ice hockey gold medal match, more shoeys from golfer hannah green, and flag bearing honour for 3 x olympian sami kennedy-sim.  For our key story we’ll discuss the unique impacts of concussion in women’s sport.    In the ice bath with budgy smuggler, we chat to basketballer Maddison Rocci, who has just fulfilled a childhood dream of representing the Opals.  Planning to watch the Women’s Basketball World Cup in September this year? Get exclusive access to pre-sale tickets by signing up to the event newsletter via womensworldcup.basketball Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
20:33
February 21, 2022
024 tiana penitani [rugby league]
At the age of 17, Tiana Penitani became the youngest player to represent Australia at a rugby World Cup.  In the years following, she went through an intense rehabilitation process following two separate ACL ruptures while playing rugby sevens. Her second rupture was just 10 months out from the Rio Olympics. A week before the plane departed to Brazil, Tiana had to sit down with the team doctor to hear the news that she hadn’t make it back in time.  Tiana now plays for the Parramatta Eels in the NRLW competition, represents the NSW Blues in the State of Origin, and has also represented the Australian rugby league team, the Jillaroos.  Tiana has overcome huge trauma in her life, after losing her father at the age of 12. As you’ll hear, she has a beautiful relationship with her family, and a wisdom beyond her years.  Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Tiana on instagram @tianapenitani This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
01:10:21
February 16, 2022
the wrap: russian doping scandal, australia’s best ever medal haul, hannah green’s golf shoe shoey
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news.  Taking a look around the grounds - Australia’s best ever winter olympics, the Russian doping scandal and golfer Hannah Green takes the win on home soil.   For our key story we’ll discuss a new report out of the UK demonstrating the millions of new people watching women’s sport.  Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject
22:50
February 14, 2022
the wrap: winter olympics gold, Lauren Jackson's return and ashes glory
A weekly podcast covering women's sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Australia’s first Winter Olympics gold since 2010, Lauren Jackson’s shock announcement and Australia dominate the multi-format Ashes series.  For our key story we’ll discuss the huge financial steps taken in two American sports over the past week - soccer and basketball. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to rugby player and Wallaroos captain Grace Hamilton.  To support the NSW Waratahs Women’s team, visit: https://bit.ly/nsw-rugby Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
29:59
February 07, 2022
023 belle brockhoff [snowboarding]
Snowboarder Belle Brockhoff is about to become a 3 x olympian. A huge feat achieved by a very minute number of the population. Belle was born into snowsport royalty, Her uncle, Peter Brockhoff competed in Alpine Skiing at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics, and her great aunt, Joyce Brockhoff has a run named in her honour at Mt Hotham, Victoria in recognition of her work promoting the involvement of women in snow sports. Belle was given her first snowboard at the age of ten, and won the national schools snowboarding title within just weeks. Throughout her career, she has faced numerous set backs, including rupturing her ACL twice in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics. She's got a really beautiful outlook on life, and on what the dark places can teach you about yourself. Belle is a huge advocate for mental health literacy.  TW: this podcast discusses suicide. you can contact Lifeline on 131114, or Beyond Blue https://www.beyondblue.org.au/ Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Belle on instagram @bellebrockhoff This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
52:22
February 02, 2022
the wrap: matildas heartbreak, winter olympic selections and barty breaks the drought
A weekly podcast covering women's sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Ash Barty is a queen, an Ashes Test draw and Matildas heartbreak For our key story we’ll discuss the upcoming winter olympics and the politics of team selections.  In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to Paralympic rower Renae Domaschenz.  Read more about the AIS Accelerate program: https://www.ais.gov.au/people-development/ais-athlete-accelerate-program Get the wrap delivered into your inbox as a weekly newsletter! Subscribe here www.linktr.ee/thefemaleathleteproject Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
26:52
January 31, 2022
the wrap: healy wins broadcast battle, multiple ashes washouts, and a looming 99,000 crowd world record
A weekly podcast covering women's sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Ash Barty is into the quarters for the fourth year in a row, multiple Ashes washouts, and soccer 80,000 crowd sells out within 3 days, with potential for a total of 99,000 to be sold pending Covid restrictions.  For our key story we’ll discuss Aussie cricketer Alyssa Healy's twitter battle that saw a women's cricket paywall come down.  In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to GWS Giants player Nicola Barr.  Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
26:01
January 24, 2022
022 melissa "milly" tapper [table tennis]
Melissa [Milly] Tapper made history in 2016 as the first Australian athlete to have competed at both the Olympic and Paralympic Games. As a youngster, Milly fell in love with the game of table tennis, and as you’ll hear, had an incredible local community pushing her to achieve some big dreams. In 2018, she also became the first Australian to achieve Commonwealth Games glory in table tennis. This chat with milly was following her competing in both the Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo 2020, and you can hear her stubbornness, her drive, and her desire to work every single day at her craft, often taking herself to the point of feeling like she didn’t possibly have any more left in her. Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Milly on instagram @millytapper This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
52:21
January 19, 2022
the wrap: peel’s near-perfect jump, diamonds double win, and the asian cup pay battle.
A weekly podcast covering women's sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - our winter athletes are crushing their respective world cup events in the lead up to the winter olympics, start of AFLW plagued by ACL injuries, and the netball diamonds kick off the quad series with two solid wins. For our key story we’ll discuss the pay disparities highlighted in the upcoming Asian Cup, where the women will receive prize money for the first time in the history of the 47 years of the tournament. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we chat to Ironwoman Harriet Brown, who currently sits equal first on the NutriGrain Iron Series ladder after 2 rounds. Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
25:05
January 17, 2022
021 rebekah stott [soccer]
Rebekah Stott captained Australia as a junior footballer before switching allegiences and committing to the country of her birth, New Zealand. Stott has represented the Football Ferns 81 times, been to 2 World Cups and 2 Oympic Games and travelled the world plying her trade in Australia’s ALeague, Germany, the United States, Norway, and, most recently, England. Off the field Stott faced what could be described as her greatest challenge early in 2021. In February, Stotty was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. As a fit and healthy 27-year-old elite athlete, she was used to facing many physical and mental challenges, but nothing could prepare her for her cancer battle. after an agressive chemotherapy treatement program she was given the amazing news in July that she was in remission. Stotty took part in the worlds Greatest Shave and has launched a project called "beat it by Stotty" which aims to provide a modern cancer pack - a bag with specific compartments and items to support fellow patients through their medical journey.  She got back on the pitch for Melbourne City at the start of the month, it was 348 days since her last game of Football and 294 days since her cancer diagnosis was confirmed.  Stotty wants to raise awareness for blood cancer, to support others going through their own battle and use her story to help inspire as many people as possible. Follow us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Find Stotty on instagram @stotty_13, @beatitbystotty. Read more about her incredible story www.beatitbystotty.com Shop TFAP merch www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
42:16
December 15, 2021
the wrap: a historic world cup double podium for our aerial skiers, aus set to make curling debut at winter olympics and first two women inducted into scg hall of honour
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Danielle Scott claims gold at the second freestyle aerial skiing World Cup of the season, Australia is set to compete in curling for the first time ever at the 2022 Winter Olympics and the first two women are inducted into the SCG Media hall of honour. For our key story we are taking it back to 1921 (officially 100 years ago) when women were banned from playing soccer. In the Budgy Smuggler ice bath we chat to Sydney FC defender and former GWS Giants AFLW player Ellie Brush. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
27:24
December 13, 2021
the wrap: WTA withdraws from china, 7s go back to back in Dubai and ballon d’or award ceremony highlights gender inequalities in football
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - the WTA has withdrawn all tournaments in China, Bree Walker has claimed Monobob World Series gold and our Aussie 7s go back to back with another series win in Dubai. For our key story we’ll discuss the prestigious football award - the Ballon D’or, and the stark inequalities on display during the awards ceremony. In the Budgy Smuggler ice bath we’ll chat to ironwoman Bonnie Hancock, who on the 19th December, will set out from the shores of the Gold Coast in an attempt to become the youngest and fastest person to travel around Australia on a surf ski. You can find Bonnie on instagram @bonniehancock, and read more www.bonniehancock.com Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
28:05
December 06, 2021
020 nicola mcdermott [athletics]
When Nicola McDermott was 8 years old, she had a desire to one day be an international High Jumper. After trying her hand at a large number of sports she found herself at Little A's and the already quite tall 8 year old felt right at home. She discovered early on that no woman in australia had ever jumped over 2 metres and that mark quickly became the dream. At 24 years old, the dream is now a working reality, which is hardly surprising when you come to appreciate the determination, focus and self belief that Nicola possesses. For the past 10 years she has equalled or improved her high jump PB each and every year. On the 18th of April 2021 at the National Champs she jumped 2 metres to become the first Australian woman to soar that high. She would go on to break the Australian Record again at the Olympics where she cleared 2.02m and finished with a Silver medal. McDermott captured the attention of the world in Tokyo, her unique approach to jumping includes journalling and rating herself after every attempt and a deliberate pre-jump ritual where she looks to the sky, starts the slow clap, yells COME ON and smiles the biggest smile that just fills everyone watching with joy. That smile, the journal and her devout faith are 3 constants that McDermott has with her at all times. The World Record currently stands at 2.09m and no one has seen a woman jump higher. I get the feeling that Nicola's faith and belief might just have us all witnessing something none of us have ever seen before in the near future. Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Nicola on instagram @nicolalmcdermott. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
01:11:39
December 01, 2021
the wrap: aussie 7s win first tournament since 2018, scorchers claim maiden wbbl title and a-league and wnbl seasons kicking off
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - our Aussie 7s win their first tournament on the World Series since 2018, the Perth Scorchers win their maiden WBBL title and both A-League and WNBL seasons are kicking off this week. For our key story we’ll discuss the start of the newly named A-League Women’s season which will see Wellington Phoenix make their debut without a team sponsor. In the budgy smuggler ice bath we chat to Aussie basketballer, Lauren Nicholson (@loznicholson), who is currently preparing for the upcoming WNBL season with the Townsville Fire. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
17:02
November 29, 2021
the wrap: global fears around peng shuai situation, hannah green wins big on the LPGA tour and wbbl finals are here.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - WBBL finals are here, the Matildas are taking on team USA on home soil and Hannah Green receives a big pay day on the LPGA tour. For our key story we’ll discuss the global fears around the safety and wellbeing of Chinese tennis player, Peng Shuai. In the Budgy Smuggler ice bath we chat to Australian waterpolo player and dual olympian, Hannah Buckling, who is part of the research team for a new study conducted by the AIS looking at the impact of pregnancy on athletes. See more about the study: https://www.ais.gov.au/health-wellbeing/the-mum-alete-project Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Shop our merch: https://www.thefemaleathleteproject.com/shop Find us on Instagram: @thefemaleathleteproject Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
21:41
November 22, 2021
019 vanessa low [para-athletics]
Vanessa Low knows all too well that change can happen quickly and drastically. At the age of 15 while living in Germany she fell from a train platform, lost both her legs, and spent the next 5 months in hospital fighting for her life. When she woke from her coma the future she had planned for herself had evaporated, the confident sporting teenager was faced with massive uncertainty and fears that could have caused her to retreat from her life and shelve her dreams. But Vanessa did none of those things, she discovered paralympic sport and she thrived. Vanessa incredibly found "the beauty within the change", and her athletics career took off. She has competed at 3 Paralympics, 2012 and 2016 where she represented her native Germany before making a shift to represent Australia at Tokyo 2020 after marrying Aussie paralympic gold medallist Scott Reardon. In Rio Low won Gold in the Long Jump and Silver in the 100m. In Tokyo she had us glued to our TVs, Low was unstoppable in the Long Jump, breaking the world record three times in just over one hour to win the gold medal. Vanessa is an inspirational human, her story is phenomenal and her courage is breathtaking, she speaks about adversity as being an opportunity and she has absolutely made the most of her opportunities to date. Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Vanessa on instagram @vanessalow90. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
48:10
November 17, 2021
the wrap: equal pay for QLD women in state of origin, sport australia hall of fame inductees announced and ellia green retires from 7s.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Female QLD Rugby League players will now earn equal pay to the men in the State of Origin, Sport Australia Hall of Fame have announced their new inductees for 2021 and Ellia Green retires from Rugby 7s. For our key story we’ll discuss the AFL scrapping the dreaded skin-fold test for new draftees. In the budgy smuggler ice bath we chat to World Rugby Hall of Fame inductee, Cheryl McAfee. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
19:55
November 15, 2021
the wrap: liz cambage formally reprimanded, lauren parker defends paratriathlon world champ title and a record breaking wbbl weekend.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Liz Cambage has been formally reprimanded for an incident that occurred earlier this year, Lauren Parker has successfully defended her world paratriathlon championship and multiple WBBL records were broken over the weekend. For our key story we’ll discuss the continued difficulties AFLW is experiencing playing throughout the pandemic. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler we chat to Aussie road cyclist and Tokyo Olympian, Tiffany Cromwell. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAgq5bPEO5Q&ab_channel=the%5Bfemale%5Dathleteproject This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
18:41
November 08, 2021
018 ellyse perry [cricket]
Getting to the top of your sport is difficult, very few will ever represent their country on the world stage. Ellyse Perry has done that in not 1, but 2 sports in her illustrious career. Ellyse was 16 when first selected to represent Australia in Cricket, the youngest ever to play Cricket for Australia male or female, 13 days later she pulled on a Matilda's jersey and made her Aussie Soccer Debut. She is the only person ever to have played for Australia in both cricket and Soccer World Cups. In December 2020, the ICC staged a special edition of its annual awards ceremony to recognise the best players of the past ten years. Perry swept all three major female categories to be named the Women's ODI Player of the Decade, Women's T20I Player of the Decade and overall Women's Cricketer of the Decade. Proper GOAT behaviours. Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Ellyse on instagram @ellyseperry. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
58:57
November 03, 2021
the wrap: ash gentle claims 8th noosa tri win, sam kerr inches closer to all time goal scorer record and the countdown is on to the winter olympics.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Sam Kerr inches closer to Tim Cahill's record as top goal scorer, Ash Gentle wins the Noosa Tri and Emma McKeon continues her domination in the pool at the FINA World Cup. For our key story we’ll discuss the 100 day countdown to the Beijing 2022 winter olympics. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler we’ll chat to footballer, Remy Siemsen [@RemyySiemsen], who made her debut with the Matildas in their 3-1 win over Brazil. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdzU_CNhoCF5CwpUwgR-mVA This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
19:49
November 01, 2021
the wrap: netball introduces a more inclusive uniform, dani stevens retires from athletics and the matildas win their first friendly back on home soil.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Ash Barty maintains number 1 ranking for the 3rd year in a row, the Matildas take the win in their first friendly back on home soil, discus thrower Dani Stevens is retiring and the AFL announces their vaccination policy. For our key story we’ll discuss Netball NSW who have launched a brand new set of uniforms designed to be more welcoming and inclusive. In the ice bath with Budgy Smuggler, we’ll chat to water-skier Jacinta Carroll, who has just won her fifth world championships in a row. Cadbury x Women Sport Australia ‘Get In The Game’ Grants Program: https://www.womensportaustralia.com.au/get-in-the-game-grant/ Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Watch this episode on YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Xu9KfORUuU This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
21:41
October 25, 2021
017 sabrina frederick [aflw]
Sabrina Frederick is a force on and off the AFLW field. She is a fierce competitor and a ruthless fighter, skills that she picked up as a kid in country WA, after moving across the world with her family from Brighton, England at just 7 years old. But she found her place on the footy field playing with the boys before joining a women's team at the tender age of 14. Fast forward a few years and Frederick was one of the inagural marquee signings for the Brisbane Lions in Season 1 of AFLW. That season saw her named an AFLW rising star, and in the All-Australian team. A move to Melbourne to play for Richmond in 2020 and a win on the popular reality show SAS Australia has seen Frederick's profile grow and she is passionate about using that profile to help others who face adversity and experience inequality. Sabrina is about to start AFLW season 6 with Collingwood, a new start, a new club and a new challenge. Follow us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject Find Sabrina on instagram @sabzizzle This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
58:57
October 20, 2021
the wrap: sixers kick off wbbl season with a win, golf receives funding boost and women’s football community helps bring 50 afghan soccer players to aus.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - The sydney sixers kick off the WBBL with a win, golf receives a massive funding boost, the route for the women’s tour de france has been revealed, and the matildas prepare to take on Brazil on home soil. For our key story we’ll discuss the incredible community in women’s football that came together to help bring 50 soccer players from Afghanistan to Australia. In the ice bath with budgy smuggler we’ll chat to Jess Duffin who has just made a wbbl comeback after giving birth last year. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Watch this episode on YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Xu9KfORUuU This episode is brought to you by Budgy Smuggler. Visit budgysmuggler.com.au
18:16
October 18, 2021
the wrap: matildas under investigation, mccardel equals English Channel crossing world record & should the super netball have international player caps?
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - our Aussie Women’s cricket team have secured the series win, Chloe McCardel equals the english channel crossing world record and an investigation into sexual assault and grooming within the Matildas squad is underway after a statement was made by ex Matilda, Lisa De Vanna on twitter. For our key story we’ll discuss the dilemma with australian netball - the national players who can’t get a gig in the competitive suncorp super netball. In the ice bath with budgy smuggler - we chat with basketballer Katie-Rae Ebzery. After two Olympic Games for the Opals, 15 years and 304 games in the WNBL, rated one of the top 10 opals of the past decade, Katie Rae Ebzery has announced her retirement from the sport. Read Katie-Rae’s article on Athlete’s Voice bit.ly/2YpD2e9. Find Katie on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/katieebzery/. Watch this episode on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdzU_CNhoCF5CwpUwgR-mVA/featured Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Follow us on instagram instagram.com/thefemaleathleteproject
18:02
October 11, 2021
016 ariarne titmus [swimming]
Ariarne Titmus became a household name in the space of 3 minutes and 56 seconds. At the tokyo olympics, she beat one of the greatest swimmers of all time - Katie Ledecky, in the 400m. Just to prove it was no fluke she finished first and took Gold in the 200m Freestyle too. Her humble and balanced personality on the pool deck is in stark contrast to the energy and passion shown by her coach Dean Boxall who became a viral hit cheering Titmus home in the 400m.  Find Ariarne on instagram @ariarnetitmus_ This episode is brought to you by Blossom [www.blossomapp.com] and Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
56:32
October 06, 2021
the wrap: rhiannan iffland finishes another season on top, two US soccer coaches fired and w-league rebranded to gender-neutral A-Leagues.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Aussie’s Liz Cambage and Alanna Smith are up against each other in the WNBA Semi finals; Cliff Diver Rhiannan Iffland has finished another season on top and American soccer is in the midst of a reckoning after two head-coaches are fired in the same week.  For our key story we’ll discuss the announcement that Aussie women’s, men’s and youth football leagues will unify under one banner - rebranded to a gender neutral ‘A Leagues’.  Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson.  This episode is brought to you by our amazing partners at Blossom. Visit blossomapp.com
09:58
October 04, 2021
the wrap: aus cricket team ends winning streak, WNBA finals time, and the US women’s soccer team’s fight for equal pay.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - the Aussie women’s cricket team have ended their ODI winning streak, six Aussies are in the WNBA finals and the Netball series against England has been canned. For our key story we’ll discuss the US women’s national soccer team and their ongoing dispute for equal pay. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. This episode is brought to you by our amazing partners at Blossom. Visit blossomapp.com
12:36
September 27, 2021
015 taliqua clancy [beach volleyball]
Like so many of us, Taliqua Clancy watched as Cathy Freeman won gold in Sydney and promised herself that one day she too would compete for Australia at an Olympic Games. Fast forward 21 years and she has been to 2 Olympics and has brought home a Silver Medal from Tokyo.  She is a proud Wulli Wulli and Goreng Goreng woman from Kingaroy. Kingaroy is a 2 and half hour drive North West of Brisbane and doesn't really have many, actually any beaches, which makes her journey to Olympic Medalist in Beach Volleyball incredibly interesting. In this chat, Taliqua shares some really powerful insights around preparing for the biggest sporting event in the world in the middle of a global pandemic. Find Taliqua on instagram @taliqua This episode is brought to you by Blossom [www.blossomapp.com] and Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
46:57
September 22, 2021
the wrap: shayna jack returns to the pool, mcdermott wraps up stellar season & wbbl relocated
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Daisy Pearce is recognised for her commentary expertise, the wbbl is moving to tassie, and Nicola McDermott caps off an amazing athletics season. For our key story we’ll discuss Shayna Jack’s return to the pool after a lengthy court battle over a positive drug test. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. This episode is brought to you by our amazing partners at Blossom. Visit blossomapp.com
08:31
September 20, 2021
the wrap: teenager wins grand slam, lauren jackson inducted into hall of fame, and w-league pay rise.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - we had the first ever all-teenager women's grand slam final, Lauren Jackson is inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame and a new campaign to legislate equal pay for women’s sport in NSW has launched. For our key story we’ll discuss the new collective bargaining agreement for the w-league that promises to build upon the steps towards professionalism of the women’s game. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. This episode is brought to you by our amazing partners at Blossom. Visit blossomapp.com
15:25
September 13, 2021
014 gretel bueta/tippett [netball]
Gretel Bueta (formerly Gretel Tippett) is an incredible athlete. Since making her WNBL debut in 2010 at the age of 17 she has packed in plenty of highlights. WNBL seasons, 3 Junior World Championships in basketball, and then a switch to Netball. 2013 saw an opportunity to play with the Queensland Firebirds, get selected in the Australian U21 team and then make a move to the NSW Swifts, before eventually returning home to QLD. The Australian Diamonds call up came in the 2018/2019 season which was a peach of a season for Gretel. She was named in the Super Netball team of the year and in 2019 was awarded the Liz Ellis Diamond, the most prestigious annual award in Australian netball, given to the player judged the best in both domestic and international netball throughout the calendar year. But potentially her greatest highlight was still to come, Gretel married Niko Bueta in 2020 and they welcomed son Bobby into the world in January this year. Gretel is now back on court with an extra little fan cheering on from the stands. Find Gretel on instagram @gtippett This episode is brought to you by Blossom [www.blossomapp.com] and Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
50:54
September 08, 2021
the wrap: rugby league players left furious, jess fox continues dominance, and w-league set to expand.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - the new netball pay deal, w-league expansion, and Jess Fox continues her dominance on the world stage. For our key story we discuss the third postponement of the nrlw season that has left eight players from New Zealand stranded in Australia. Hosted by Chloe Dalton and Millie Dawson. Find us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject. This episode is brought to you by our amazing partners at Blossom. Visit blossomapp.com
17:04
September 06, 2021
bonus episode: [equal] with paralympic gold medallist katie kelly
In this special bonus episode, we discuss one of the big issues during the Tokyo Paralympics - the fact that Olympians receive $20,000 when they win gold, while Paralympians receive $0.  Katie Kelly OAM is an Australian Paralympic Gold Medallist and had the honour of winning Australia’s first medal at the Rio Paralympics where Paratriathlon (vision impaired class) made its debut. She is also the Founder and Director of Sport Access Foundation, providing grants for Australian children living with a disability. Not long after recording this interview with Katie Kelly, Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a historic announcement that Paralympic athletes would receive equal reward for winning a medal in Tokyo.  Find Katie on instagram: @katiekelly2013 Check out her foundation Sport Access Foundation https://www.sportaccessfoundation.org.au
21:38
September 02, 2021
the wrap: swifts take the crown, cricket moves states, and the huge difference between paralympic and olympic medal bonuses.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Around the grounds - The NSW swifts take out the Super netball Grand final in the derby, Cricket australia moves aus v india series to qld, and lots of paralympic medals are being won by our aussie athletes in tokyo. For our key story we’ll discuss the huge discrepancies between the olympic and paralympic medal winners bonuses - and the gofundme campaign we have started to try and address the pay gap. Donate to the GoFundMe: gofundme.com/equalityforparalympians Buy an [equal] tee, with 100% of profits donated to the GoFundMe campaign.
12:01
August 30, 2021
013 tyler wright [surfing]
Tyler Wright is a 2 time World Champion Surfer from the South Coast town of Culburra. Labeled a childhood prodigy, Tyler is the youngest surfer in history to win a Championship Tour event. In 2008 at the age of just 14 Tyler won the Beachley Classic in Manly before joining the Tour full time 3 years later. Tyler has won an amazing 14 World Tour events and two historic World Title's in 2016 and 2017. Surfing is a serious thing in the Wright family with two of Tyler's brothers competing alongside her on the World Tour. In this episode, Tyler shares the scary depths she went to after being diagnosed with post-viral syndrome, where she went days and weeks on end barely able to move in a pitch black room. As you will hear, after undertaking intense neurological rehabilitation sessions, tyler made a momentous return to surfing, and has made the choice to use her platform to speak out on issues of inequality - around race, gender and sexuality. Find Tyler on Instagram @tylerwright This episode is brought to you by Blossom [www.blossomapp.com] and Workplace Law [www.workplacelaw.com.au]
01:16:44
August 25, 2021
The wrap: aussie athletes continue to shine after Tokyo, and the tennis pay gap that went backwards
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Linden Hall finishes 2nd in the diamond league 1500m after a PB in Tokyo, in golf Minjee Lee has a late surge in the British Open, and we get excited for the big derby Super Netball Grand Final. For our key story we’ll discuss Ash Barty’s 13th career win in Cincinatti, and the huge discrepancies in the tournament prize money, that saw the women walk away with less than half that of the men’s prize money.
13:07
August 23, 2021
The wrap: the future of basketball in safe hands, and Comm Games Gold Medallist overcomes Covid for cycling tour win.
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Steph Gilmore breaks her own record with 32nd tour win, the Swifts advance to the Super Netball Grand Final, and Comm Games Gold Medallist Chloe Hosking makes huge return to cycling tour after recovering from Covid. For our key story we look at the Netball Australia’s bid to be included in the Brisbane Olympics in 2032, and the barrier that they will need to overcome - gender participation numbers.
11:05
August 16, 2021
the wrap: female athletes dominate tokyo media coverage and netball finals are here
A weekly podcast covering women’s sports news. Taking a look around the grounds - Super Netball Finals time is almost here, the Aussie Diamonds squad has been announced, Kyah Simon is joining the Women’s Super League in England and we wrap up the final week of the Tokyo Olympics. For our key story we’ll look at research from media monitoring provider Streem - that details the female athletes who dominated the Australian media space during the olympics.
13:38
August 09, 2021
the wrap: toomey 5-time fittest on earth, plus our highs, lows and heroes of Tokyo
This week around the grounds - tia claire-toomey wins her FIFTH crossfit games title in a row, the AFLW draft took place, and a standalone season of NRLW has been confirmed. For our key story we’ll look at one of the biggest stories of the Olympics - the Simone Biles withdrawal. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject.
17:57
August 02, 2021
The wrap: history-making olympians in the pool, and an international boycott.
This week we kick off around the grounds with some NON olympic news - rugby league boycotting the world cup, the super netball season suspended, and Minjee Lee winning her first golf major. For our key story we’ll look at the Norweigan beach handball team who were fined for wearing shorts instead bikini bottoms. And then -  we get to chat olympics. And boy oh boy what a start it’s been by the Aussies. FInd us on Instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
15:05
July 26, 2021
the wrap 21
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
14:21
July 19, 2021
the wrap 20 [july 13]
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
12:59
July 12, 2021
the wrap 19
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
13:28
July 05, 2021
the wrap 18
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
09:01
June 28, 2021
the wrap 17
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
18:13
June 21, 2021
the wrap 16
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to rugby player Sera Naiqama, a member of The Australian Wallaroos squad, who is prepping with the NSW Waratahs for their first game of the Super W season against rivals the QLD Reds this weekend. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
21:35
June 14, 2021
the wrap 15
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
17:22
June 07, 2021
the wrap 14
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to Olympic Gold Medallist Emilee Cherry, who has just announced her retirement from rugby sevens in the lead up to Tokyo. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
26:25
May 31, 2021
the wrap 13
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to Bronte Halligan, who has just been selected in the Australian Water Polo team to compete at her very first Olympics in Tokyo. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
17:51
May 24, 2021
the wrap 12
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to Australian sailor and Olympic Silver medalist, Nina Curtis, who was recently selected to join the Australian SailGP team. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
22:18
May 17, 2021
the wrap 11
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to beach volleyballer Mariafe Artacho del Solar, who last week took out gold in the third and final FIVB World Tour Event in Cancun with teammate Taliqua Clancy. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
16:50
May 10, 2021
the wrap 10
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to long boarder Lucy Small, who recently took out the Women’s category at the Curly Maljam Pro and called out the event organisers for the disparity in prize money between the men’s and the women’s events. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
20:55
May 03, 2021
the wrap 09
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak Collingwood AFLW player and joint winner of the league’s best and fairest award, Bri Davey. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
16:28
April 26, 2021
the wrap 08
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
14:41
April 26, 2021
the wrap 07
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to 11 year old skater, Chloe Covell, who is absolutely shredding and hopes to compete in skating at the 2024 Olympics in Paris.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
13:20
April 26, 2021
012 steph catley [soccer]
Steph Catley is one of the best footballers that Australia has produced. She made her debut for Melbourne Victory in the W league at 15 years of age, and has since gone on to win 5 w league championships between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City. Steph has been named in the W-leauge’s team of the season for the last 4 years in a row, and in 2020, was named the PFA WOmen’s player of the year. She has been an integral part of the Matildas team since her debut in 2012, has played alongside some of the world’s best in the NWSL in America, and is currently playing with Arsenal in the Women’s Super League in England while preparing for the Tokyo Olympics and 2023 World Cup. This episode is brought to you by our incredible partners Workplace Law and Athletes Authority. Find Steph on Instagram
55:03
April 14, 2021
the wrap 06
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to middle-distance runner Linden Hall, the first ever Australian to run sub 4 minutes in the 1500m.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
14:15
April 05, 2021
011 madison de rozario [wheelchair racing]
Wheelchair racer Madison De Rozario is a 3 x Paralympic silver medallist, a 2 time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, winner of the London Marathon, and multiple World Championship medallist. Madison competes in a range of wheelchair track and road events, including the 800m, 1500m and the gruelling marathon; in the T53 classification - where athletes typically have full function of the arms but no abdominal or lower spinal muscle activity. She is currently preparing for her fourth paralympics in Tokyo. There’s no bs with Madison, and as you’ll hear, she has some powerful insights into the importance of representation and visibility of both female and para-athletes. This episode is brought to you by our incredible partners Workplace Law and Athletes Authority. Find Madison on Instagram.
01:06:24
March 31, 2021
the wrap 05
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to cricketer Georgia Redmayne, who captained the QLD Fire side to their first ever WNCL victory. Georgia was incredible hitting 134 of 146 balls in QLD's 112-run victory over Victoria.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
12:30
March 29, 2021
the wrap 04
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to Carlton AFLW player, who kicked 5 goals in Carlton's record-breaking 87-27 win over the Gold Coast Suns on the weekend. Darcy became the first AFLW player to kick 40 career goals.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
17:36
March 22, 2021
010 alicia lucas/quirk [rugby 7s]
Alicia Lucas (known as Quirky) played every minute of Australia’s Gold Medal winning campaign at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Born and bred in Wagga Wagga, NSW, Quirky played any sport she could find, before representing Australia in touch football, and then making the transition to the Australian Rugby Sevens Team. Quirky is the player that you want on your team in the dying seconds of a gold medal match. She’s meticulous in her preparation and planning, has an engine that will go for days, and an unrelenting drive that comes from somewhere deep within. She’s the teammate who will yell at you to GET UP OFF THE GROUND AND GET BACK IN THE LINE and the first one to pick you up after you’ve scored a try. Quirky has recently moved over to live in Japan with her husband Matt who plays rugby for the Ricoh BlackRams. And they have very recently welcomed a brand new member of the family, their adorable baby girl Matilda. This episode is brought to you by our incredible partners Workplace Law and Athletes Authority. Find Quirky on instagram @alicia_quirk
58:32
March 17, 2021
the wrap 03
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to Laura Peel, who this week became the first Aussie ever to win two aerial skiing World Championships. Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
14:27
March 15, 2021
the wrap 02
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our aim is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. In The Presser, we speak to surfing icon Pauline Menczer about her epic surfing career that was impacted by a real lack of prize money and equality, and the way she is now paying it forward.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
12:35
March 08, 2021
009 tayla harris [aflw]
Tayla Harris has played in the AFLW since its inception in 2017, and has been named in the All-Australian side on 3 occasions. In 2018 she was awarded mark of the year, and in 2019, was photographed kicking a goal that will go down in history, not for the kick itself, but for her response to online trolls that spread across the globe. In that same year, Tayla won the Australian titles for both the middleweight and super-welterweight boxing. Besides all the impressive stuff she does in sport, and the causes that she has championed, as you will hear - she’s just a good person who will do anything to support her mates. This episode is brought to you by our incredible partners Workplace Law and Athletes Authority. Find Tayla on instagram @tayla_harris
49:26
March 03, 2021
the wrap 01
A weekly update on the top stories, highlights and achievements of women in sport. Our goal is to share the stories of female athletes, and to make news about women's sport easily accessible. Around The Grounds - Lana Rogers wins back to back Nutri-Grain Iron Woman Titles, coach Liz Mills becomes first woman to lead a men's national team to a Continental Championship, and golfers Steph Kyriacou and Sarah Wilson will be the first women to play in the QLD Open tournament against the blokes. Our top story of the week is dual athlete Jess Duffin returning to the AFLW after 714 days, following giving birth to daughter Georgie.  In The Presser, we speak to Professor Clare Hanlon about research findings from a Victoria University study, around the importance of girls feeling comfortable and confident in their uniforms in order to keep them playing sport.  Find us on instagram @thefemaleathleteproject
10:42
March 01, 2021
008 ellie cole [para-swimming]
Swimmer Ellie Cole is a bloody legend. She’s a 6 time Paralympic champion, a world record holder and an incredible role model. In 2020, Ellie featured in the amazing Netflix documentary, Rising Phoenix. At age three, Ellie’s right leg was amputated above the knee after she suffered a life-threatening sarcoma cancer. Cole is classified in the S9 category in swimming due to her amputation, a classification that also includes swimmers who have joint restrictions in one leg and those with double below-knee amputations. Ellie has a wicked sense of humour, she’s warm and open, and as you’ll hear, has a really beautiful sense of appreciation for life. She shares some incredible insights around performance, and that even when you're the best in the world, it's so much more important to be happy, than to be successful.  This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law. www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Ellie on instagram @elliecoleswim
48:56
January 31, 2021
007 anna meares [cycling]
Cyclist Anna Meares needs no introduction. She’s Australian sporting royalty. But for the kids who are too young to have seen her in all her glory - she’s a 4-time Olympian, a 6-time Olympic medallist, and a 5-time Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist. During her career, she won 11 World Championships, cementing her spot as the most decorated female track cyclist of all time. Anna shares insights into performing under pressure at the highest level, learning from failure, the role of successful teams, and the importance of valuing mental health as highly as we treat our physical health.  Anna is incredibly genuine, honest and articulate about everything she experienced both during and after her cycling career. She really is a true Aussie hero.  This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law. www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Anna on instagram @annameares Find Anna’s book ‘Now’ at Stoke Hill Press
50:54
January 18, 2021
006 maddy proud [netball]
At just 16 years of age, netballer Maddy Proud became the youngest ever player to be contracted to a professional team, the Adelaide Thunderbirds. In 2017, Maddy moved to Sydney to join the NSW Swifts, who she captained to a premiership in 2019, after being sidelined with an ACL rupture. In 2020, following an impressive Suncorp Super Netball Season, Maddy was selected for her first Australian Diamonds Netball squad. Maddy has some really unique insights on battling through injury and rehab, while trying to lead a team from the sidelines. She has even written a book - Grace on the Court, after seeing a gap in the market around books about teenage girls playing sport. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law. www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Maddy on Instagram @maddyproud Find Maddy’s book ‘Grace on the Court’ and more www.maddyproud.com
49:42
January 04, 2021
005 jess fox [canoe slalom]
Jess Fox represents Australia in canoe slalom in both kayaking (K1) and canoe (C1) events. In 2018, Jess became the greatest paddler of all time, after surpassing both her mother and father’s records in the sport, to now hold 7 world championship titles. Jess is currently preparing for her third Olympics in Tokyo, after winning Silver in London, and Bronze in Rio 2016. Jess is down to earth, genuine, and incredibly humble about everything she has achieved. Jess shares some really unique insights into how she prepares and adapts to unknowns that lie ahead of her, and what she has learnt from moments of failure, in order to bounce back to achieve the ultimate success.  This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law. www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Jess on instagram @jessfox94
45:09
December 07, 2020
004 jessica hull [athletics]
Middle-distance runner Jess Hull has had an incredible year. While most of us have been stuck inside during 2020, Jess was off breaking the Australian record in both the 1500m and 5000m. She has qualified for her first Olympics in Tokyo, and is currently a professional athlete with Nike. She has a seriously exciting future ahead of her. Jess shares some amazing insights about how she focuses on what is happening in the here and now, and how she pushes through in moments of wanting to give up.  This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law, www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Jess on instagram @jessicaahull
33:18
November 23, 2020
003 cayla george [basketball]
Basketballer Cayla George has an incredible resume - she is currently in the North Queensland bubble, preparing for her 13th season in the WNBL. She has won Commonwealth Games Gold, a World Champs Silver, a Euroleague championship, played in the WNBA and represented Australia at the Rio Olympics. Cayla has used the struggles she experienced as a youngster around self worth, to now empower the next generation of girls coming through the Opals squad, and has mentoring programs to teach young girls about confidence, culture and commitment. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law, www.workplacelaw.com.au Find Cayla on instagram @cfrannykg
38:30
November 09, 2020
002 melissa wu [diving]
Australian diver Melissa Wu competed at her first Commonwealth games at just 13 years old, and is looking to compete at her fourth Olympic games in Tokyo, all before the age of 30. When she’s not training and competing, Mel manages her activewear label, owns a gym with her brother, and is coaching the next generation of young Aussie divers. An incredible, humble athlete who has learnt how to deal with the demands of a physically and mentally taxing sport, and who has recognised the importance of family in all aspects of life, Mel shares some great insights into how she has learnt from challenges, such as injury, to help her prepare for success under pressure. This episode is brought to you by Workplace Law, www.workplacelaw.com.au. Find Mel on Instagram @melissapaigewu, Havok activewear label @havokathletic, Hrdkaw Strength @hrdkawstrength
34:49
October 26, 2020
001 ellia green [rugby 7s]
Ellia Green OAM, Australian Rugby 7s superstar, Olympic Gold Medallist, and current NRLW player with the New Zealand Warriors.  Ellia is known for lethal speed and strength on the field, but off the field is one of the most kind, loyal and loving people you'll ever meet. This episode is all about the resilience Ellia has developed through the journey, and what now lies ahead, including a crack at the NRLW with the New Zealand Warriors. 
32:14
October 12, 2020
the [female] athlete project with chloe dalton - trailer
One day, female athletes will receive equal coverage in the media, and be recognised by their achievements, not by their gender. Until then, we'll keep sharing the stories of epic Aussie [female] athletes. Join Chloe Dalton, Olympic Gold Medallist, as she chats to World Champions, fellow Olympians, and athletes at the top of their game.
01:21
October 01, 2020