A conversation with two-time Canadian National champion Nam Nguyen: We discuss everything from skating again after the COVID-19 quarantines, skating in competitive environments, fans that are overly involved, and fun stories from skating internationally together — like Prom! Tune in.
This episode is all about injury! I discuss my own foot injury, the process of healing it while trying to stay competitive, taking time off, and the comeback process of getting everything back paired with relearning adrenaline management, as well as advice for how to deal with how to approach injury and recovery.
This episode is full of stories from my 2016 season, detailing hardships I faced and how I was able to get through them. I’m being very open and honest about my experiences, in hopes that people can understand the full scope of skating and expand their perspectives in the sport world. My mental strength and … Continued
This episode details my 2014 and 2015 seasons. Sharing stories of the hardships I had to face in order to be selected for teams and all that came with being USA #3. I cover not being selected for Junior Worlds, 2014 Nationals & Olympic selection, & sport politics with placement in my 2015 season in … Continued
This episode details all of the little things that built my confidence in my own skating as I grew up. Confidence in performance needs to start in youth. Because of the system and environment I skated in — the classes I took, coaching I had, and adrenaline practice — I was able to learn the … Continued
This episode is all things competing internationally for Team USA! Tackling how I got to the stage of representing the stars and stripes, detailing the junior international circuit, senior international circuit, and mental & physical state in performing at the highest stake competitions.
Let’s talk balancing school and skating! First I talk my schedule growing up in public schooling, why I wasn’t homeschooled, how school can help with anxiety/nerves, and then some drama on USFS lack of support for my double life. Ends with some happy memories of my High School Olympic Sendoff & Stars On Ice Prom … Continued
This is the Intro episode to my podcast series, Breaking the Ice! I’ll be talking all things figure skating, academics and athletics, sport politics, and healthy states of body and mind.