The Rise of US Women’s Cross Country Skiing & Being a Professional Athlete and Advocate for Climate w/ Jessie Diggins | Koopcast Episode 148

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Jessie discusses her rise in cross country skiing to become the most decorated US cross country skier in the history of the sport, what her training is like, why she loves being a professional athlete, and how the US women have shattered the glass ceiling in cross country skiing. We also talk about her eating disorder and how it changed her life path when she sought out help. Lastly, Jessie talks about being a winter athlete in a changing climate and the importance of her work with Protect Our Winters, an organization focused on climate legislation for the Outdoor State.
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Post Production Notes-
Jessie Diggins: https://jessiediggins.com/
Brave Enough: https://www.amazon.com/Brave-Enough-Jessie-Diggins/dp/1517908191
Jessie IG: https://www.instagram.com/jessiediggins/
Join Team POW: https://protectourwinters.org/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwyt-ZBhCNARIsAKH1177yS-ShHGFqoksg91tUIU2x-Wam009sxa5lcLeRdSNQxOX6CYlHFd8aArvhEALw_wcB
Stoke the Vote:
https://protectourwinters.org/campaign/stoke-the-vote/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwyt-ZBhCNARIsAKH1177Dk7VRKv1lJrpBs5xApwPZ8xqVAq_hSmDz2iFDVz02onEN07SNRlgaAs-OEALw_wcB

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