Burn It All Down

The feminist sports podcast you need. Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs, Brenda Elsey, Amira Rose Davis, and Jessica Luther break down the week in sports and culture.



Ep 145: Olympics! Qualifying in bball and soccer, Olympian Elana Meyers Taylor, and USA Gymnastics

At the top of the show Lindsay, Brenda, Shireen, and Jessica talk about animals. Yay, animals! [5:53] Then we dive into the Olympics! First up, the crew talks about Olympic qualifying in women’s basketball and soccer. [20:05] Jessica interviews three-time olympian and flamethrower, Elana Meyers Taylor, about her journey from professional softballer, to bobsledding champion, to a couple caps on the USA rugby team, and also her pregnancy and being a world-class pregnant athlete. [37:35] Finally, we once again discuss the garbage fire that is USA Gymnastics, Michigan State, and the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee [TW for this segment and discussion of sexual assault]. [51:46] Of course, you’ll hear the Burn Pile, [1:04:31] the Bad Ass Woman of the Week segment, starring Candice Lee, [1:07:34] and what is good in our worlds. For show notes, transcripts, and more info about BIAD, check our website: http://www.burnitalldownpod.com To help support the Burn It All Down podcast, please consider becoming a patron: https://www.patreon.com/burnitalldown For BIAD merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/burn-it-all-down Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BurnItDownPod; Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BurnItAllDownPod/; and Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/burnitalldownpod/