Podcast: Maame Biney on emotions, short track speed skating, and Beijing 2022

About this episode

Maame Biney is a junior world champion short track speed skater from the USA. Back in 2017, Maame made history. She became the first Black woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic short track team. Aged 18, she went to PyeongChang 2018 also as the youngest member of the team ever. She was disappointed with the results but, four years later, she's ready for Beijing 2022.

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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.