Episode 45: When a Run is Not Just a Run – Olympian Sarah Attar

Episode 45: When a Run is Not Just a Run

Olympian Sarah Attar

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Sarah Attar, the first female runner to represent Saudi Arabia in the Olympics, believes in the intimacy of learning a landscape on your own two feet. We talk with Sarah about the inspiration she finds in the mountain town of Mammoth Lakes, the power of tuning in to your speaking voice, and the recognition that every hill, every mile, and every accomplishment becomes a part of you.

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Sarah Attar

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Music by Lee Rosevere, Steve Combs, Kai Engel, & Josh Woodward via freemusicarchive.org

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Photos by and courtesy of Sarah Attar

Sarah in her Element

Self Portrait

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  1. […] to Straub’s podcast (also called She Explores) and was riveted by the story of marathoner Sarah Attar, the first woman to run for Saudi Arabia in the Olympics. Hiles wanted to know if Attar lived in a […]

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