001: Samantha (Sammy) Achterberg: Never knew she was training to be an Olympian.

Samantha Achterberg headshot

In this show learn about:

  • Modern Pentathlon, what is it?
  • How the US Boxing team inspired her.
  • How hunting (yes hunting) made her a better athlete.
  • How to prevent overtraining.
  • Where in the world the sport has taken her.
  • Her favorite inspiring book(by winter Olympian)
  • Who is inspiring Sammy today.

Quiz on Fire:

  • Find out how Sammy did on our famous Sammy’s quiz.

Crazy Schedule:

  • Sammy gets up early and doesn’t stop. Learn how intense training for 5 disciplines can be with this future Olympian

Quote on Fire:

  • “Determination is the strength you achieve after failure.”
  • “The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Book on Fire:

Connect with Samantha:

Website: www.samanthakusa.com
Twitter: @SamanthaAUSA
Facebook: @SamanthaAchterberg
Instagram: @SamanthaAUSA

Athlete on Fire resources inspired by Sammy’s interview:

Fitness on Fire

Sammy has a great workout for you all to try out, ideally while you listen to this show. And don’t worry, we have a less intimidating version so anyone can get out there and get moving!