Social Sport

On Social Sport, Emma Zimmerman features conversations with endurance athletes of all types committed to fostering social change. The athletes she speaks with are climate change activists, mental health advocates, and promoters of more inclusive outdoor spaces. Through Social Sport, she shares the stories and thoughts of people who explore the connection between sport and activism in their lives.

Latest Episode

Caela Fenton on media representations of women distance runners

October 18, 2021

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All Episodes

Tom O’Keefe on Stride for Stride and making road races more diverse and accessible

October 12, 2021

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Risa Isard on the limits of Title IX and an intersectional approach to equity in sports

October 4, 2021

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Tiara Williams on Real Talk, changing track and field media, and centering mental health

September 20, 2021

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Joanne “Coach P” McCallie: de-stigmatizing mental health is an endurance sport

September 13, 2021

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Lindsley Kump, founder of Womxn Who Move, on finding joy and inclusion in sport

September 6, 2021

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Guarina Lopez on Indigenous sovereignty; running, biking, and storytelling on Native land

August 30, 2021

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Hannah Borenstein on Ethiopian women’s long-distance running, and power dynamics in track and field

August 23, 2021

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Kate Seary and Mhairi Maclennan on Kyniska Advocacy and policy change to protect athletes

August 16, 2021

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Zahra Alabanza on outdoor adventure for healing and Black liberation

July 19, 2021

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Emma Gee, first openly LGBTQ+ athlete at BYU, on the performance enhancing benefits of being your authentic self

July 12, 2021

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