Episode 137: Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce on Reaching New Heights

Oct 18th

Today, we have an episode that I’ve been eagerly waiting to share. We’re diving deep with none other than Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, a true titan in the world of athletics.

Shelly-Ann isn’t just an athlete; she’s a beacon of determination and perseverance. Often hailed as one of the greatest female sprinters ever, her accolades speak volumes—14 World Championship gold medals, the only sprinter with 5 world titles in the 100m, and eight Olympic medals. But it’s not just about the awards; it’s about the story behind them.

In today’s episode, we dive deep into Shelly-Ann’s remarkable journey – from the shift in her environment that expanded her horizons to how sports became her therapy, her unforgettable Olympic experiences, and the powerful lessons of motherhood. Shelly-Ann’s story is one of determination, strength, and profound self-awareness. Let’s get started.

There you have it— To echo Shelly-Ann’s sentiments, it is about how we choose to show up. And she has consistently shown up as a beacon of hope, a symbol of excellence, and an inspiration for future generations.  From the lanes of Kingston to the global podiums, her journey underscores that passion, coupled with hard work, can craft legendary tales.

Thank you for joining us for this episode of Wanna Be. If Shelly-Ann’s story has touched you, consider sharing it with others right now. The world needs more stories of resilience and triumph. Keep up with the latest from Wanna Be by following us on your favourite podcast player and Instagram @contentisqueenhq.

Until next time… Bye!