Jessica Zelinka, double Olympian shares her story of how she was not selected for her first Olympic Games, how she had her breakthrough by qualifying for her second Olympic Games, after having a baby. How she fell into a depression because she was torn apart physically and mentally, and how she recovered from it. Furthermore. we discuss • Why she wants to find innovative ways to address unmet needs in the world of sports, health, and well-being 00:00:40 • What the discipline of heptathlon is and why is it such a difficult discipline 00:04:30 • Her darkest moment 00:07:09 • Her best moment 00:15:04 • Her advice to a younger Jessica Zelinka 00:20:38 • Why she made a comeback after becoming a mom 00:24:53
Summary of the interview: Double Olympian Jessica Zelinka, who competed at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the London 2012 Olympics in heptathlon a discipline of track and field for Canada. She outlines how she missed the Athens 2004 Olympics, how she became a mum right after the 2008 Olympics and had a personal breakthrough when she qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Jessica explains how she was torn apart between her personal life and professional life when she decided to continue her career. How she fell into a depression and how she recovered from it.