Aisha Praught LeerAli On The Run
“Most people would describe me as kind and warm. But I have this other part of my personality: I am insatiably competitive.”
Aisha Praught Leer is a qualified middle-distance runner for Under Armour, a countrywide document holder within the 5000 meters, a 2016 Olympian (she competed within the 3000-meter steeplechase), and a gold medal winner on the 2018 Commonwealth Games. On this episode, Aisha talks about her development as a qualified athlete, her choice to race for and constitute Jamaica (she’s a Jamaican-American twin citizen), and her determination for giving again and serving to encourage the following technology of runners. She talks about what it’s like being married to fellow skilled runner Will Leer, and opens up about her choice to go away Eugene, OR, the place she educated with the Oregon Track Club Elite, and transfer to Colorado to coach along Emma Coburn, underneath the course of trainer Joe Bosshard. She additionally stocks her ideas on imposter syndrome, operating with a sports activities psychologist, and construction psychological energy.
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What you’ll get in this episode:
- Why do you do what you do? (four:30)
- On construction psychological and bodily energy as a qualified athlete (14:00)
- On competitiveness (23:30)
- What it’s in reality like operating with a sports activities psychologist (25:30)
- Why Aisha left Oregon Track Club to coach with Joe Bosshard and Emma Coburn in Colorado (30:00)
- Aisha’s choice to modify from the steeplechase to the 1500m (42:00)
- Aisha’s choice to race for Jamaica (49:00)
- All about drug checking out (54:50)
- How Aisha met now-husband Will Leer (1:03:00)
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