3X Ironman 70.3 Champion, Identifying as Non-Binary With Rach McBride

“If there were non-binary athletes to look up to who were out and achieving success when I was younger, it would have made all the difference in the world.”... See More

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“If there were non-binary athletes to look up to who were out and achieving success when I was younger, it would have made all the difference in the world.” – Rach McBride

He, she, it, they? As humans, we have a want to be our own individual and have a community to fit into. What happens when we recognize that there are identities outside of the black and white check boxes?

Listen to this week’s episode as Rach McBride, the first professional triathlete to be out as gender non-binary, talks about their experience as a non-binary in sports, where we are in being inclusive everywhere, and their advice to anyone struggling to figure out who they are and who they could be.

Rach has been racing full-time as a professional triathlete since 2011. They are a three-time Ironman 70.3 Champion and have numerous podium and course record results across several distances in the sport.

Deemed “the most interesting [person] in triathlon” by TRS Radio, Rach is the first professional triathlete to be out as gender non-binary. They hold two graduate degrees in genetics and are an accomplished cellist, having toured the US and performed in Europe with various bands. Rach loves being a minimalist, spinning fire, and working in sexual health education and advocacy in beautiful Vancouver, Canada, where they live and train.

You can connect and follow Rach McBride here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/RachelMcB
Facebook: http://facebook.com/RachelMcBrideTri
Website: www.rachelmcbride.com

“If there were non-binary athletes to look up to who were out and achieving success when I was younger, it would have made all the difference in the world.” – Rach McBride

He, she, it, they? As humans, we have a want to be our own individual and have a community to fit into. What happens when we recognize that there are identities outside of the black and white check boxes?

Listen to this week’s episode as Rach McBride, the first professional triathlete to be out as gender non-binary, talks about their experience as a non-binary in sports, where we are in being inclusive everywhere, and their advice to anyone struggling to figure out who they are and who they could be.

Rach has been racing full-time as a professional triathlete since 2011. They are a three-time Ironman 70.3 Champion and have numerous podium and course record results across several distances in the sport.

Deemed “the most interesting [person] in triathlon” by TRS Radio, Rach is the first professional triathlete to be out as gender non-binary. They hold two graduate degrees in genetics and are an accomplished cellist, having toured the US and performed in Europe with various bands. Rach loves being a minimalist, spinning fire, and working in sexual health education and advocacy in beautiful Vancouver, Canada, where they live and train.

You can connect and follow Rach McBride here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/RachelMcB
Facebook: http://facebook.com/RachelMcBrideTri
Website: www.rachelmcbride.com

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Kirsten Franklin

Kirsten Franklin

Kirsten is a recovering attorney turned life and business coach who uses evidence-based scientific techniques to help her clients improve their mindset so they can reach their maximum potential in both business and life. She has worked with over 1000 high-level executives, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, and business owners to reach their next level. She empowers businesswomen as the host of “Girl on Fire,” and gets them the best advice out there so they can destress, improve relationships, become highly productive, and live their best life.