In Episode 5 of The Femme and Fierce Podcast, Tonya chats with Olympic Silver Medalist & NCAA Champion, Samantha Peszek.
Samantha Peszek is an Olympic Silver Medalist, World Champion and 3x NCAA Champion.
After retiring from Gymnastics in 2015, Samantha started Beam Queen Bootcamp, a camp where she helps young gymnasts gain confidence and understand judging on the balance beam. She is also the Co-creator of @thegympire, and most recently, a Sports Broadcaster.
The moment she was named to the USA Olympic Team and everything that lead up to it
Her take on ‘pressure’ and how to handle it (like a CHAMP)
The power of visualization and understanding your mental talk
Pursuing her passion beyond competition and what her life looks like since retiring from Gymnastics
Controlling the controllables (how hard you work and how bad you want it vs. natural talent)
Staying true to yourself and dealing with self sabotaging thoughts when it comes to social media
Why she’s fortunate to have experienced the lows just as much as the highs and what each of those experiences taught her
and so much more!