| | EP 425 – Colleen Fotsch, From Burpees to Bobsleds

Author / Cali Hinzman

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When you’re a lifelong athlete like Colleen Fotsch [@colleenfotsch], you’re all too familiar with hard work. This week we hear all about her most recent performance endeavor…women’s bobsledding. This isn’t just your weekend pick-up bobsled race or local club bobsled team. No. We are talking about the US National Team bound for the Beijing Olympics in 2022. Join Power Athlete Radio in congratulating this incredibly accomplished athlete on making the ranks. From collegiate swimming, to CrossFit, to bobsledding, Colleen says she feels right at home in this new sport and can’t wait to dedicate her training to seeing USA medal.

Former collegiate swimmer, coach, and CrossFit athlete, Colleen Fostch [@colleenfotsch] joins us this week to talk bobsled training. Hell yeah, this functional phenom is putting her training to the ultimate test by trying out for the national team. If all goes to plan she’ll be competing at the Beijing Olympics with the best of them in 2022. Hear all about her preparation, mindset, and the learning curve she had to overcome in order to be competitive in this niche sport.

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Follow Colleen’s journey to Beijing on IG @ColleenFotch.


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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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