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Karine Sergerie on the fight of her life

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Karine Sergerie was the first Canadian female World Champion in taekwando, winning a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. But the glory of the podium was overshadowed by personal trials and tribulations that were taking a huge emotional toll on the young woman. Depression, anxiety, and a sense of never being quite good enough in the eyes of her coach - and father - were some of the factors that weighed in to Karine Sergerie's decision to retire from competition. The former Olympian joined Susan in studio to talk about this difficult decision, and where she's headed next. Listen here.