This week’s positive podcast is brought to you by Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The three-time medalist talks about the familial pressure that accompanied her debut at the Olympics, and her mental state during the race that won her the gold.
Graham travels to Italy to sit down with nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi. Fresh off of his November 2021 retirement, Rossi reflects on his next adventures, which include fatherhood and a focus on his VR46 academy. The racing legend discusses dropping out of high school to pursue his passion, the tragic loss of a friend at the racetrack and a bet on himself when leaving the most dominant team in his sport. Plus, Rossi invites Graham to lunch with his girlfriend, model Francesca Sofia Novello.
This week’s motivational moment comes from racing legend Jimmie Johnson. The NASCAR turned IndyCar driver discusses overcoming his “debilitating fear” before a big race and the correlation between having a good support system around and winning championships. Johnson believes the man in sports doing the best job of that today - none other than 7x Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we’re sifting through the archives and bringing you a classic - Chad Johnson. The man once known as “Ochocinco” details the struggles of growing up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, his favorite moments playing for the Cincinnati Bengals and delivers wise words on saving money.
This week’s motivational moment features former Duke men’s basketball coach - the legendary Mike Krzyzewski. He recalls moments with LeBron James and how they fostered success during Coach K’s US Men’s National Team reign.
This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast we take a look back on one our most intriguing guests: free-solo rock climber Alex Honnold. In this 2015 interview Honnold discusses what it takes to master his climbs with no equipment and what his closest friends and family think about his death defying acts.
For this week’s motivational moment we bring you the inspiring words of legendary defensive end J.J. Watt. The five-time NFL Pro Bowl selection takes us back to when he first knew he wanted to play football and ultimately become the best player in the world. Plus, Watt reveals the meaning behind the quote that has motivated him since day one.
This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, we look back on an interview with Emmy award-winning actor Jon Hamm. The St. Louis native takes us through his childhood and the importance sports played while further discussing how he eventually became one of television’s leading men.
It’s Thursday which means it’s time for another edition of Forward Progress - the end of the week, quick bite of positivity podcast. This week we’re back in Brooklyn with NBA star Blake Griffin. He breaks down the tough moments in his storied career and discusses how he got through them via therapy, meditation and sheer determination.
This week on the In Depth with Graham Bensinger podcast, we revisit an interview with racing icon Danica Patrick. She recalls how she initially got into racing, the challenges of being a female in a male dominated sport and the struggles of working - and firing - her parents.