The Athletic Mindset and Need for Athlete Welfare with Marilyn Okoro

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week’s episode, Han is joined by Marilyn Okoro. Marilyn is an Olympic Medallist, Athlete Welfare Changemaker, public speaker, Life Coach and Mentor. Marilyn is a champion of women and girls and is on a mission to drive change in professional sport and athlete welfare she founded a podcast series called Detach the Stigma. Marilyn is also an ACGP governance practitioner and founder of the podcast, Detach the Stigma.

This week, we discuss:

  • Marilyn's experience as an athlete and how her early years led to her Olympic career.
  • The difference between Marilyn's young athletic experience compared to being an elite athlete.
  • The importance of athlete support, particularly at an elite level.
  • Marilyn's experience of bulimia and the motivations behind bulimic behaviours.
  • The need for change in athlete ... 
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