Sonya Looney joins us to talk about her mountain biking adventures, becoming a speaker, writer and positive influence on the cycling and outdoors world.
If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting it through www.wideanglepodium.com/donate … there are bonus episodes and bonus goodies if you do, your donation helps fuel better audio gear, more guests, and higher quality episodes.
DOWNLOAD THIS CONSUMMATE ATHLETE EPISODE
RSS/Play Live/Google: http://consummateathlete.wideanglepodium.libsynpro.com/
Get in Touch With Your Hosts
Have a question, comment, complaint or suggestion for a guest? https://consummateathlete.wordpress.com/contact/
Social and Links
TOPICS AND LINKS FROM TODAYS SHOW:
Sonya is one of the world’s best endurance mountain bikers. She has built a strong personal brand through social media influence, a prolific podcast, as a professional writer and blogger, speaker, and photographer. She has been a keynote speakerat events all over the world. Through her stories of how she became one of the top adventure female athletes, she brings motivation, positivity, and actionable takeaways to any event. Sonya also a successful podcast called The Sonya Looney Show. In a nutshell, it’s about how to live better through mindset, plant-based nutrition, and life lessons from inspiring individuals.
If someone asks you what you do, how do you describe yourself these days?
Going way back… how did you get into MTB?
When/why make the shift to these crazier distance races?
DO EPIC SHIT is sort of your mantra—how and when did that start?
How do you frame success in MTB now compared to when you started?
Craziest race you’ve done? best stage race gear?
With everything you’re doing now, how has training changed? What does it look like now?
How do you balance all the speaking/entrepreneurship stuff with racing?
Best/favorite lessons you’ve learned from your podcast guests?
Moxy & Grit: Why start a company / biggest challenges / what you’re up to with that?women in the sports industry
Plant-based nutrition: how long have you been doing that / why? / how do you get protein, b12, iron, etc.?