AOF:149 Sonya Looney Be Brave. Do epic shit.
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Sonya Looney is a World Champion mountain biker on a mission to empower, teach, and inspire as much on the bike as off. She has competed all over the world from Nepal to Mongolia, Sri Lanka to Patagonia and everywhere in between. An event in Nepal helped her redefine what winning really means. She has been featured on TED Talks and is currently a self managed athlete with 20 brand relationships. She is busy, driven, passionate, and real. You should listen to learn the whole story!
On the show:
- Her hometown Albuquerque
- The best tips for technical mountain biking you’ll ever hear.
- The “Yak Attack” event in Nepal that changed her take on success
- What it is like doing a TED talk
- How she finds and keeps sponsors (20 of them now)
- The crazy story of her guitar SPONSOR!
- A few books she loves
- Her favorite mt. biking resources
- On traveling and racing and defending her world title
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