Introducing The Rings, a weekly Olympic update (67 Days Until the Opening Ceremony)
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On this week's pod, just days after winning the 5,000m at USATF’s Golden Games in Walnut, California in a personal best of 15:02, Julie-Anne Staehli chats with Alex Cyr about what went through her mind as she smashed Olympic standard of 15:10. The 27-year-old runner from Lucknow, ON also shares her thoughts about how she developed from a strong varsity runner into an Olympic-level athlete.
Host: Alex Cyr
Guest: Julie-Anne Staehli