Podcast: Katherine Nye on mental health, medals, and weightlifting

About this episode

USA's Katherine Nye is a world champion weightlifter heading to the Olympics aged 22. In 2019, during one of her most successful year as an athlete, she was diagnosed with Bipolar II Disorder and mild ADHD. Nye talks about why it's so important to her to speak publicly about her mental health, her hopes for Tokyo 2020, and why looking strong is different to being strong.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.