David Giddens


David Giddens produces and writes and edits for CBC Sports. POV writing and podcast are his main areas of attention.

Latest from David Giddens

Transcript: Rhian Wilkinson on Player's Own Voice podcast

Former Canadian National team member, current coach of Portland Thorns, Rhian Wilkinson goes into detail about clubhouse culture, and building competitors now and for the future

Secret negotiations, endless crisis management: How the '72 Summit Series became reality

An insider account of the intrigue on and off the ice that surrounded the famous Canada-Russia hockey series of 1972, written by former diplomat Gary J. Smith.

Transcript: Amber Balcaen on Player's Own Voice podcast

NASCAR's only full time Canadian racer describes the endless hustle that has carried her from Manitoba dirt tracks to the circuit at the center of the American Heartland

Transcript: Player's Own Voice Podcast with Cynthia Appiah

Bobsleigh Pilot discusses disputes within her national sporting organization, her recent olympic events, and the experience of being a black athlete and leader in winter sports, where recruiting and promoting diverse athletes is an ongoing challenge.

transcript: Player's Own Voice Podcast with Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu

Conversation with Speedskater Antoine Gélinas-Beaulieu, who had a dazzling junior debut, ran afoul of an abusive coach, quit skating for four years, and returned to the ice full of renewed love for his sport.

Navigating life from the peak of Everest to the valley of trauma

A history-making mountaineer finds solace from deep-rooted trauma by scaling the world's highest mountains.

Transcript: Player's Own Voice podcast with Dina Bell-Laroche

Transcript of Player's Own Voice conversation from march 8th 2022

POV podcast transcript: Brad Gushue

Transcript of Curling Skip Brad Gushue's conversation following his team's win: a bronze medal at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

POV podcast transcript: Charles Hamelin

Fresh off his Olympic career capping gold medal win, the short track speedskater chats with Anastasia Bucsis about laying the perfect foundation for a long athletic life.

POV podcast transcript: Greg Westlake

Paralympian hockey star Greg Westlake can't wait for the puck to drop in Beijing.