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Feb. 2, 2022

106: The Creative Spark Ep. 106 with Guest Jamie Whitmore

106: The Creative Spark Ep. 106 with Guest Jamie Whitmore

Episode 106 - Jamie Whitmore raced as a professional Xterra Athlete (swim, mtn. bike, run) for 7 years winning 37 races, 1 World Championship, 6 US Championships and 2 European Tour Titles!  After being diagnosed with cancer in 2008 and a paralysis of most of her left leg, she began a second career as a US Paralympic Cyclist where she competed in both the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Paralympic games.  At the Rio games, Jamie won a gold medal in the Road Cycling race and a Silver in the 3k Pursuit.  In Tokyo, she had 2-7th place finishes and an 8th place finish.  In addition to her 2 Olympic medals, Jamie has won a total of 20 medals in World Championship cycling competition. In 2014 Jamie won an Espy award for the Best Female Athlete with a Disability.

Join Jamie and I as we talk about her inspiring story of overcoming multiple bouts of cancer and finding athletic success both before and after adversity.  Jamie has a very unique story to tell and an incredible Spirit!

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Produced by Casey Jarombek ✌