Friendly indoor track & field competition

Here are ideas for a friendly indoor track & field competition! Whether it’s rainy (like in Alberta) or hot & humid (like in Ontario), grab a family member and challenge each other with your best jump, throw and run! Thank you Anika for helping me with this video. It was filmed a couple months ago for COVID-19, but BOKS Canada was able to put it all together so I’m able… Read More »Friendly indoor track & field competition

ZONETALK Podcast Interview

A dear mentor of mine, Bob Palmer at Sport Excel, has started a podcast! Our work together was essential in paving the way for many of my performance breakthroughs in my track career. To hear more about this and how I now use Bob’s “Zone Quest” strategies as a coach, to have a listen or watch the interview, click here: ZoneTalk Podcast  

Live on Facebook: What can Athletes to do Now??!! (COVID-19)

I’m going LIVE today to address some of the issues athletes may be facing around training with no access to facilities and no organized training times with teammates & coaches. Also, how to find purpose and motivation when previous goals are no longer possible or there is disappointment from a competitive season ending overnight. (see video below!) Visit Jessica Zelinka on Facebook

“Dinos track star Zelinka caps inaugural Canada West Hall of Fame class”

CALGARY SUN, Feb 19, 2020 EDMONTON — Arguably the most complete student-athlete ever to represent the University of Calgary, track and field star Jessica Zelinka had a decorated career for the Dinos from 2002-07. On Tuesday, the two-time Olympian became the 100th inductee in the inaugural Canada West Hall of Fame class, as the conference capped the 2019-20 induction season and the celebration of 100 years of university sport in… Read More »“Dinos track star Zelinka caps inaugural Canada West Hall of Fame class”

Make Some Noise for Mental Health- Campaign

I was honoured to be invited as 1 of 3 guest speakers at their final evening event, which ended in a fun and rejuvenating group yoga session of 200+ Trojans. I spoke on ideas around self compassion, as the new resiliency for athletes to take accountability and rebound quicker from setbacks in a way that connects them to something larger than themselves.     The Trojans Student-Athletes at SAIT (Southern… Read More »Make Some Noise for Mental Health- Campaign

“The Seven Summits Of Heptathlon”- Leave Your Mark, Podcast

This episode features former heptathlete, Jessica Zelinka.  Jessica is one of Canada’s most successful heptathletes. Her personal best score in the Heptathlon is 6599.  She was a gold medalist in the 2007 Pan American Games, and she won Silver medals at the 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games. Jessica qualified for her first Olympic games in 2008 where she placed 4th overall. She became a mother in 2009 giving birth to her… Read More »“The Seven Summits Of Heptathlon”- Leave Your Mark, Podcast

Mending the Gap, Article

Advice to my 12-year-old self: “…to Trust the Process; that committing to the day-to-day habits to the best of my abilities is more than enough to get me to where I needed to go” 👉 Read full article …

Christian Bosse Podcast Interview, Part Two

Double Olympian Jessica Zelinka outlines in this second part of the interview, why she believes in habits, and how the right habits can change your behavior and brings you closer to your goal. Why it is important to do things in alignment with yourself, and the importance of intentional practice and intentional communication. Furthermore. we discuss • Her success habits 00:00:08 • Her morning routine 00:07:27 • How to prepare… Read More »Christian Bosse Podcast Interview, Part Two

Christian Bosse Podcast Interview, Part One

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… Read More »Christian Bosse Podcast Interview, Part One