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Olympic Dream Postponed. True Resilience Revealed.

Having an Olympic dream postponed is a hard blow when you have sacrificed so much over the last four years (a lifetime) to prepare for it. In this episode, Sharni and I discuss:

  1. How her team, the Rugby Sevens are staying physically and mentally healthy and motivated while they wait for Tokyo to go ahead.
  2. If it is harder going into the next Olympics as reigning champions trying to defend a gold medal.
  3. How that first Australian gold medal in 2016 has doubled the number of girls playing rugby in this country.
  4. The future of women in sport in Australia.
  5. How she inspires young kids to reach their dreams.
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About Sharni Williams:

A true pioneer of Women’s Rugby, Sharni made her international debut for Australia playing 15’s against New Zeal& in 2008. Since Sharni’s debut, she has represented Australia at four world cups, won an Olympic Gold medal & a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The current captain of the Australian Women’s Rugby Sevens, Sharni has proven herself throughout the world as one of the most all-round players within the game.

A passionate ambassador for women’s sport, & the growth of grassroots rugby, Sharni is now looking to share her wisdom & knowledge to give back to rugby lovers all over the world.

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