Player's Own Voice Podcast

POV podcast: Jillian Saulnier on fighting 'the Olympic hangover'

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian hockey player Jillian Saulnier talks about the need for one professional women's league, fighting through injuries and getting over "the Olympic hangover."

POV podcast: Georgia Simmerling — a year-round competitor

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Georgia Simmerling —Olympic alpine skier, ski cross athlete, and track cyclist — describes how her desire to compete has given her mental and physical strength to recover from near-catastrophic injuries.

POV podcast: Patrick Chan on the joy of going out on your own terms

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian figure skating legend Patrick Chan sheds light on how his mindset made all the difference at his last two Olympics — and allowed him to retire at peace.

POV podcast: Kathy and Randy Gregg on how to raise a family of athletes

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Kathy and Randy Gregg share their secrets on how they nurtured three successful — and healthy — athletes.

POV podcast: U.S. hockey great Julie Chu on living with the enemy

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former U.S. women's hockey team captain Julie Chu talks about what it's like to win Olympic gold at the expense of your couchmate.

POV podcast: Stephanie Labbe plays the long game

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe shares her two-year plan: Canada wins the 2019 World Cup, then beats Japan — in Japan no less — for Olympic gold in 2020.

POV podcast: Rich Champion (yes, that's his actual name) is rodeo's million-dollar man

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Texan rodeo ace Rich Champion talks about how winning a million bucks in a single day's riding brought on an unwanted flood of attention and sky-high expectations.

POV podcast: Gilmore Junio makes no excuses, no apologies

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian speed skater Gilmore Junio opens up about his career-defining choices, which have earned him both admiration and a fair bit of pushback.

POV podcast: Eric Radford on overcoming bullying and homophobia in sports

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, figure skating champion Eric Radford sheds light on his quiet determination to defeat homophobia and bullying to pursue the sport he loves.

Athletes speak their mind on the Player's Own Voice podcast

Like our Player’s Own Voice essay series, CBC Sports' new POV podcast gives athletes an unfiltered way to speak to Canadians on topics that run from the lighthearted to the profound.