Jennifer Jones, Olympic Gold Medal Curler, sits down to talk about performing under pressure, dealing with personal and professional loss, honoring her late father, and what it means to be a champion.
1:10 - Intro. "There's nothing like curling in Winnipeg."
3:42 - Local support via friends, family & friends in 2014 Olympics.
7:25 - Advice to her daughters. "Nobody can ever outwork you.... Chase your dreams."
8:28 - Her father's legacy.
10:50 - Her dad as a coach, visionary, and guide.
13:01 - Coaching her daughter in gymnastics. Performing under pressure, enjoying the moment.
15:34 - On still loving curling after all these years.
16:56 - Plan for the future, juggling work, family, and sports. Next Olympics...?
18:14 - Giving back, philanthropy, volunteering.
19:59 - Experience with Special Olympics and Special Olympic Athletes.
22:04 - Volunteerism in Curling.
25:35 - Experience as a corporate lawyer in relation to sport.
26:44 - Importance of healthy food and nutritional options for herself and her kids.
28:09 - Meeting Prince Charles, receiving the Order of Manitoba.
29:18 - Being recognized in public.
31:08 - Just BeCause Questions
35:34 - "What do you want to be remembered for?"
36:03 - Outro
What is BeCause & Effect?
Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.