Trailblazers with Stephanie Brantz

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Trailblazers features long form interviews with trailblazing women in sport – current and former players, coaches and administrators – talking about their life, career and impact on women’s sport.

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It's been a huge 2021 for Madison De Rozario winning two Gold Medals at Tokyo and became the first Australian female to win the New York Marathon. Steph caught up with Maddy before she created history in the Big Apple.

Nov 9

43 min 49 sec

Steph had a chat with Australia and Sydney Thunder star batter Rachael Haynes about her cricket career and life off the pitch.

Oct 18

43 min 56 sec

Steph chats to Chief Operating Officer for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, Jane Fernandez.

Sep 22

43 min 59 sec

Stephanie Brantz sat down with Christine McLoughlin, co-founder of Minerva Network, which helps mentor and support elite female athletes on and off the sporting field.

Sep 7

44 min

Stephanie Brantz was joined by Jane Crafter to discuss her career on the course and broadcasting, the current crop of Aussie golfers including Minjee Lee and Hannah Green and enjoying life, living in Arizona

Aug 31

44 min

Steph Brantz was joined by Beach Volleyball star Mariafe Artacho Del Solar fresh off her Silver medal from Tokyo.Mariafe discussed moving from Peru to Australia, attending the AIS, travelling around the world on the beach volleyball tour and having success with Taliqua Clancy at the Commonwealth and Olympic Games.

Aug 24

43 min 59 sec

Fresh from her fourth Olympics, swimmer Cate Campbell talked about the honour of being the flag bearer at the Tokyo Olympics, growing up in Malawi and moving to Brisbane, her desire to work within media after her swimming career and raising skin cancer awareness.

Aug 17

44 min 37 sec

Steph Brantz had a chat to one of the Trailblazers of Women's Basketball. She was the first Australian to play in Europe, a 5-time WNBL champion that played in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury and played a major part in the Opals winning Bronze in Atlanta and Silver in Sydney.This week's Trailblazer is Basketball Hall of Famer, Michele Timms.

Aug 17

44 min 2 sec

Steph Brantz is joined by Australian Netball legend Liz Ellis.They discussed her decorated career, helping Australia win three World Championships and two Commonwealth Games gold medals. After representing her country for 14 years, Ellis has transitioned to media and is now a commentator on Channel 9's Wide World of Sports.

Jul 23

44 min

Australian Opals captain Jenna O'Hea talked to Steph about her career in Australia and overseas and the honour of being the Opals captain in Tokyo.

Jul 6

44 min

This week's Trailblazer is Jodie Hawkins. A marketing and communication expert that became the GM of the Sydney Sixers, helping lead them to back-to-back BBL titles.

Jun 15

47 min 19 sec

Steph Brantz chats to former Australian cricketer and current Fox Cricket host and commentator Mel Jones

Jun 5

44 min 2 sec

Steph was joined by Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson. She won a combined six WNBL titles with the AIS and Canberra Capitals as well as being drafted the first overall pick by the Seattle Storm in the 2001 WNBA Draft. She led the Storm to two WNBA Titles, winning three MVPs along the way. She led the Opals to winning the 2006 World Cup in Brazil as well as winning four Olympic medals from 2000 to 2012. An illustrious career led Jackson to become the first Australian player to be inducted in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

May 25

44 min

Steph spoke with Olympic medallist Margot Parker to discuss her rowing career including her bronze medal in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles as well as her career in sports governance including her new role in the Advisory Council at Sports Integrity Australia.

May 25

43 min 58 sec

Steph is joined by sports administrator Tain Drinkwater who played a large part in the establishment of the NRLW during her time at the Brisbane Broncos. The former representative netballer is now at the helm of her favourite sport as the Chief Executive Officer of Netball New South Wales.

May 11

43 min 51 sec

Steph was joined by experienced journalist Debbie Spillane to talk about her illustrious career in sports, working in radio, Tv and print as well as discuss being the ABC's first full-time female sports broadcaster.

May 11

43 min 29 sec

Steph was joined by 2-time World Champion Tyler Wright to talk about her surfing career and life out of the water.

May 11

44 min

This week's guest on Trailblazers with Stephanie Brantz is the Matilda's All-Time Leading Goalscorer, two-time Olympian, four-time World Cup player and five-time W-League champion Lisa De Vanna.

Apr 13

43 min 55 sec

Football Ferns coach Tom Sermanni talks to Steph about his career as footballer and coach as well as helping lead the Football Ferns to this year's Olympics in Tokyo and look ahead to 2023 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The chat provided great insight into his time at the Matildas including winning the 2010 Asian Cup and his rollercoaster ride at the helm of the United States Women's National Team.

Apr 6

43 min 58 sec

This week on Trailblazers, Steph Brantz chats to cricket star Ash Gardner who is currently in New Zealand for the upcoming T20 and ODI series against New Zealand. They discuss her career and playing in front of a packed MCG at last year's T20 World Cup.

Mar 23

44 min 1 sec

The two shooters, Elena Galiabovitch and Penny Smith join the show to talk about their careers and their quest for medals in Tokyo.

Mar 16

43 min 29 sec

Stephanie Brantz is joined by former Olympic swimmer and Head of Women's Football at AFL, Nicole Livingstone OAM to discuss her swimming career and her move into business with her role in the AFLW.

Mar 9

43 min 55 sec

On the first Trailblazers for 2021, Stephanie Brantz chatted to the newly appointed Tony Gustavsson from Sweden to discuss his passion for football, highlights throughout his coaching career and his plans for the Matildas in the lead-up to the 2023 Football World Cup.

Mar 2

40 min 45 sec

This week's Trailblazers features cricket superstar Alyssa Healy talking about her family, love of golf and career including her record knock in this year's World Cup Final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Dec 2020

43 min 51 sec

Sydney 2000 Gold Medallist, Kerri Pottharst came into the SEN studios in Sydney to chat to Stephanie Brantz about her illustrious indoor and beach volleyball career and achievements off the sand.

Nov 2020

43 min 59 sec

Open water swimmer Chloe McCardel joined Stephanie Brantz for a chat into her swimming career and life out of the water. She has completed a record 35 trips across the English Channel, she holds the record for the longest unassisted ocean swim and has been named one of the most insiprational people of 2020 by Marie Claire.

Nov 2020

43 min 50 sec

Stephanie Brantz talked to one of Australia's greatest ever athletes. Louise Sauvage joined Trailblazers to talk about her illustrious career including Olympic Games, World Championships and Boston Marathon glory as well as her move into coaching and mentoring.

Nov 2020

44 min 34 sec

This week, Stephanie Brantz chats to Matildas star Hayley Raso. They discussed growing up on the Gold Coast, playing in the W-League, heading overseas to the Uunited States to play in Washington and Portland as well as a serious injury that halted her rise. She is now in England playing for Everton and having played in the FA Cup final, she has her sites set on success with the Matildas.

Nov 2020

43 min 41 sec

On this week's Trailblazers, Steph is joined by Olympic Gold Medallist Ellia Green. They discuss Ellia growing up, the support of her family, winning Gold in Rio, playing for the Warriors in this year's NRLW competition and much more.Follow 1170 SEN on Twitter: @1170sen

Nov 2020

42 min 57 sec

On the first episode of Trailblazers, Steph sits down with cycling legend and one of Australia's most loved Olympians, Anna Meares. The 11-time World Champion discusses motherhood, 22-year career on the track, her rivalry with Victoria Pendleton, winning Olympic gold, writing an autobiography and much more.

Oct 2020

43 min 56 sec