loader from loading.io

Andrew Seliskar: Passion for Racing, Episode #58

Champion's Mojo

Release Date: 04/07/2020

Caroline Burckle: Self-Worth Not Based on Productivity, Episode #75 show art Caroline Burckle: Self-Worth Not Based on Productivity, Episode #75

Champion's Mojo

A person’s self-worth has nothing to do with what they produce or their perceived success by others. Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle talks with Kelly and Maria about how reflecting on her swimming career -- as well as pursuing other talents and passions -- has strengthened her belief in her inherent worth.  

info_outline
Jeffrey Ritter: Broken Neck to World Champion, Episode #74 show art Jeffrey Ritter: Broken Neck to World Champion, Episode #74

Champion's Mojo

Endurance cyclist Jeffrey Ritter had to take small steps and set big goals to reach full recovery from a broken neck. He talks with Kelly and Maria about finding inspiration within to conquer each moment and how to “embrace the day.”

info_outline
Jason Lezak: Importance of Self Belief, Episode #73 show art Jason Lezak: Importance of Self Belief, Episode #73

Champion's Mojo

Believing in yourself and committing to learning more about your passions is what Olympic champion Jason Lezak says has brought him success throughout his career and life. He talks with Kelly and Maria about turning negative energy into positive thinking and what that pivotal moment at the 2008 Olympics taught him about self-belief. 

info_outline
Use Mental Rehearsal for Success, Episode #72 show art Use Mental Rehearsal for Success, Episode #72

Champion's Mojo

Visualizing new habits or future successes before actually attempting them can help make them a reality. Tune in to hear Kelly and Maria’s tips on using mental rehearsal to improve your performance in all areas of life. 

info_outline
Sarah True: Olympian to Ironman Triathlete Talks No Fear, Episode #71 show art Sarah True: Olympian to Ironman Triathlete Talks No Fear, Episode #71

Champion's Mojo

Choosing gratitude over fear is what helps Olympian triathlete Sarah True embrace the tough moments and reach heightened success. In this exclusive interview with Kelly Palace and Maria Parker, Sarah discusses training, mindset and warding off depression. Tune in for inspiration from this world-class athlete. 

info_outline
Stopping Self-Sabotage, Episode #70 show art Stopping Self-Sabotage, Episode #70

Champion's Mojo

Why do we sometimes do the opposite of what we know we should? What is self-sabotage? How does it keep us from achieving our goals and how do we recognize it and use it for positive change? If you’ve ever found yourself hitting the snooze button despite your intention to get up and work out or, going for the second piece of pie just when you’ve started to get traction on your weight loss goals, you’ll want to tune in. 

info_outline
Jon Rudd: International Olympic Gold Coach, Episode #69 show art Jon Rudd: International Olympic Gold Coach, Episode #69

Champion's Mojo

Coaching the individual, and paying attention to every detail and person involved in the training process, are keys to international success, according to elite swimming coach Jon Rudd who joins hosts Kelly Palace and Maria Parker in this exclusive interview. Jon shares his thoughts on training Olympic swimmers and how the lessons from the pool translate into the rest of life.  

info_outline
Markos Papadatos: Power Journalist with Passion, Episode #68 show art Markos Papadatos: Power Journalist with Passion, Episode #68

Champion's Mojo

Living passionately, gaining the trust of others and helping them along their journey is an important component of experiencing success, according to this exclusive interview with power journalist Markos Papadatos. He shares the routines, practices and philosophies that drive his productivity and interviewing style.

info_outline
Ryan Murphy: Talks Dealing with Pressure, Episode #67 show art Ryan Murphy: Talks Dealing with Pressure, Episode #67

Champion's Mojo

What is the best way to productively deal with pressure? Olympic gold medal backstroke swimmer Ryan Murphy joins hosts Kelly Palace and Maria Parker to talk about how he deals with pressure in his life, both in and out of the pool.

info_outline
Honoring Hunger and Fullness, Episode #66 show art Honoring Hunger and Fullness, Episode #66

Champion's Mojo

Eating without mindfulness can lead to overeating but with some planning, people can honor when they are hungry and when they are full. Kelly and Maria share tips on how to truly know when to fuel your body and when it is time to push away your plate.

info_outline
 
More Episodes

Andrew Seliskar loves to race anyone, anywhere, any time. He embraces his competitive drive and says he likes to “swim for his friends and teammates.” Known for that competitiveness, hear how this trait has served him well in this exclusive interview with Kelly and Maria.

ABOUT ANDREW SELISKAR

Andrew Seliskar has been on the US National team since 2013 and his international experience includes a World Championship medal, world rankings and Pan Pacs gold medalist. Andrew is from McLean, Virginia, swimming under head coach John Flanagan at the Nation's Capital Swim Club, where he was the #2 recruit in the nation because of his tremendous versatility in so many different events. While swimming for the University of California, Berkeley he won more PAC 12 titles than anyone ever has in the conference’s 58 year history and he capped off his collegiate career by winning three individual NCAA titles, being selected as the 2019 NCAA Male Swimmer of the Year.

Episode Topics and Mentions

McLean, Virginia

John Flanagan

Nation’s Capital Swim Club

PAC 12

NCAA

Masters Swimming

University of California, Berkeley

Punk rock

Confidence

ISL, International Swim League

Competitive nature

Consistency

Bedtime routine

Morning routine

Purdue University

David Durden

Takeaways and Action Items

Maria

Takeaway 1: Andrew makes time for his hobbies and those are a great form of release.

Takeaway 2: Andrew draws energy off other people. He has so much love for his teammates, coaches and band mates.

Kelly 

Takeaway 1: Andrew is competitive - whether a small meet or the finals of a big championship meet. He always brings his best.

Takeaway 2: Don’t hesitate - just go for it, whatever it is. Don’t overthink it.

Quote of the Week

"On race strategy, it's all about keeping that balance between doing my own thing and also being where I need to be to succeed" -- Andrew Seliskar

Subscribe to the Champion's Mojo podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Play

Have something you want to share with us? Email it to hello@championsmojo.com

Keep up with the show by visiting ChampionsMojo.com and visiting the Facebook page, Instagram page, and Twitter page. 

*This episode was recorded before the Covid 19 Pandemic changes