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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 58m. Bisher sind 383 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 9 hours 16 minutes

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Interview: Asher Hill, Figure Skater, Coach, Choreographer and Activist


In this episode, Shireen Ahmed interviews Asher Hill, former Canadian ice dancer and figure skating World and National Team member and current coach, choreographer and co-host of That Figure Skating Show on CBC. They discuss Asher's illustrious journey on the ice, the racism, sexism and homophobia in ice dancing and figure skating and his work with the Figure Skating Diversity and Inclusion Alliance (FSDIA) in Canada. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg...


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Ep. 229: Should We Even Have Sports on Holidays?


In this episode, Shireen Ahmed, Lindsay Gibbs and Brenda Elsey discuss sports played on holidays. But first they start with a question of superpowers. Then, they dive into the topic of sports on holidays, tackling questions such as: What is the labor history of sports on holidays? Is it fair to athletes and their families? Should we just cancel sports on holidays? Following the main discussion, you'll hear a preview of Shireen's interview with Asher Hill, figure skating coach and choreographer...


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   47m
 
 

Ep. 228: Women's DI College Basketball Preview


In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs and Amira Rose Davis preview NCAA DI women's college basketball. But first, they share their favorite women's soccer moments of the week. Then, it's all about college hoops! They share a recap of last season and coaching changes, preview the Big Ten, SEC, ACC and Pac-12 conferences and highlight the players they are excited to watch...


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Interview: Ashley Lawrence, CWNT Gold Medalist and Ballon d'Or Finalist


In this episode Shireen Ahmed interviews Ashley Lawrence, a member of the gold-medal winning Canadian national soccer team. She currently plays for PSG in France and a finalist for both the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2021 and the prestigious Ballon d'Or award. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network...


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Ep. 227: So-called Cancel Culture


In this episode Jessica Luther, Brenda Elsey and Lindsay Gibbs talk about so-called "cancel culture" in sport. But first, they talk about about the meaning of footballers Cam Newton and Dani Alves returning to their home teams. Then, sparked by Aaron Rodgers's recent "I'm immunized" drama, the team discusses the myriad of ways that "cancel culture" in sport has been wielded to avoid accountability for lying, harassment, abuse and more...


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Interview: Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D'Arcangelo, authors of Hail Mary


In this episode Amira Rose Davis talks with Britni de la Cretaz and Lyndsey D'Arcangelo, authors of Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women's Football League. They discuss what it took to write this book and find former players, the beautiful history they uncover in women's professional football and what the NWFL can tell us about sports leagues today. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist...


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Ep. 226: Very Superstitious


In this episode Amira Rose Davis, Shireen Ahmed and Jessica Luther dive into sports superstitions. But first, they start the show with some recent headlines that had them ROFL. Then they discuss some of the most infamous sports superstitions and rituals of athletes in hockey, tennis and global football as well as their own sports superstitions...


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   56m
 
 

Interview: Rick Westhead on Sexual Abuse in Hockey


*Content Warning: This episode discusses sexual abuse* In this episode, Shireen Ahmed interviews TSN journalist Rick Westhead about his reporting on allegations of sexual abuse by former Chicago NHL team coach Brad Aldrich. They discuss the challenges of investigative reporting, his powerful interview with survivor Kyle Beach and how his reporting has impacted the hockey world. Following this discussion is Rick Westhead's full interview on TSN with Kyle Beach...


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Ep. 225: Receipts on Gender Inequity in the NCAA


In this episode, Lindsay Gibbs, Amira Rose Davis and Jessica Luther dive into recent reports published about gender inequity in the NCAA. But first, they start the show with dad jokes. In the main segment, the team dissects an external review of gender equity issues in the NCAA and specifically the DI basketball championships...


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Interview: Jennifer Doyle on the Structures of Sexual Assault in Sport


In this episode, Brenda Elsey interviews Jennifer Doyle, professor at UC Riverside and author of Campus Sex, Campus Security. They discuss the gendered structures within society that support a culture of sexual assault in sport, and how to better understand it's pervasive and pernicious effects. This episode was produced by Tressa Versteeg. Shelby Weldon is our social media and website specialist. Burn It All Down is part of the Blue Wire podcast network...


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