A Powerful Place to Be: Alexandra Viney on rediscovering her ability

Siren Sport Collaborator Mary Konstantopoulos speaks to para athlete Alexandra Viney about discovering para sports, her Tokyo 2020 experience and the power of visibility. In 2010, at age 18, Alexandra Viney’s life changed instantly when she was in a high-speed car accident caused by a drunk driver. Viney survived the accident, but had lasting impairments …

The Concussion Conversation: addressing medical inequality

Mary Konstantopoulos talks to physiotherapist Shreya Mcleod about the importance of addressing the medical knowledge gap when it comes to women’s injuries and concussion inequality. When it comes to conversations about fairness and equality for women in sport there are many battlegrounds; access to facilities, the importance of media coverage and of course, pay.  But …

Surreal but familiar: Aoife Coughlan’s Tokyo experience

Fresh from her Olympic campaign, Mary Konstantopoulos speaks to Australian judo athlete Aoife Coughlan about her Tokyo experience, and why she’s looking toward Paris 2024. When Aoife Coughlan’s parents Paul and Jean met decades ago doing judo at university, little did they know that they were starting a connection to the sport which would continue …