what is this episode about?
This conversation is with Olympic Track & Field athlete Carrie Tollefson. We chat about her journey with nutrition as a high level athletes and how her relationship with food & weight was always a positive one, focusing on fueling more! We also dive into some deeper conversations about our relationship with body weights and scales as well as her viewpoint on broadcasting and comments made about women's bodies.
BIO: Carrie was a 13-time State Champion: eight in track and five in cross country. Her five cross country titles established a national record for most consecutive titles, which still stands to this day. Carrie attended Villanova University, where she was a 5-time NCAA Champion and the 1998 NCAA Indoor Track Athlete of the year. She was also the first person in NCAA history to win both the 3K and 5K titles.
In her post collegiate career, she was a three time national champion and after winning the 1500m trials in 2004, she represented the US in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.
Carrie has worked on-camera with ESPN, NBC, NBCSN, ABC and USATF.tv. She does regular media coverage for the New York Road Runners including the TCS NYC Marathon and the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon. Carrie has done commentary for several world class events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Boston Marathon, Tokyo Marathon and Foot Locker Nationals. She is also the spokesperson and on camera talent for Minnesota Grown.
Currently, Carrie lives and trains in her home state of Minnesota with her husband Charlie and their three children: Ruby, Everett and Greer. She inspires and motivates people to GET AFTER IT in life through her public speaking and training camps.
Learn more about Carrie at: https://www.ctollerun.com
Listen to her amazing podcast by searching "C Tolle Run"
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