Olympic Champion Penny Oleksiak talks openly about mental health and how she suffers from anxiety on and off throughout her life. Enjoy this powerful quick MOJO on what Penny does when she has bouts of anxiety.
LISTEN HERE to the full interview on Champion's Mojo podcast in episode #88
MORE ABOUT PENNY OLEKSIAK
Canadian Olympic gold medalist Penny Oleksiak is the most decorated Olympian in Canadian history. She earned her spot on the Canadian Olympic team as a 15 year old who had only been swimming for 5 years. At the Rio Olympics in 2016, she earned gold in the 100 free and a sliver in the 100 butterfly. She also anchored the 4x100m freestyle relay to bronze and added another bronze in the 4x200m freestyle relay to become the first Canadian to win 4 medals in a single Olympic games.
Penny Oleksiak came to swimming as a 9 year old and made incredible progress quickly. She began swimming for Toronto Swim Club, under coach Bill O’Toole. Raised in an athletic family, Oleksiak’s brother plays professional hockey for the Dallas Stars, and her sister was a competitive rower at Northeastern University.Support the show
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