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How do you prepare for an Olympics thats already been postponed and still surrounded with so much uncertainty? Sonya and Leah tackle that, as well as Leah's path to cycling, confidence, motivation, nutrition and more, in this week's podcast.
Leah Kirchmann is a professional cyclist from Winnipeg, who races for Team DSM and the Canadian National Cycling team. She represented Team Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games and is training for the upcoming 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
In addition to Leah’s successes as a professional cyclist, she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences with a focus on nutrition and public health. She is passionate about how diet and exercise can be catalyst for a happier and healthier society.
Leah brings her passions for sport and giving back as a R.E.A.L (Relatable, Empowering, Active Leader) role model for Fast and Female - a Canadian charity on a mission to keep self-identified girls aged 8-14 healthy and active in sports. She is also head of the Global Relay Bridge the Gap mentorship program, a non-profit organization that provides support for riders transitioning from junior to the professional level of the sport.