Ilona Maher On The Highs & Lows Of The Tokyo Olympics, Going Viral On TikTok, and Finding Her 6’7 Demigod


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Ilona Maher is a member of the Women's U.S Rugby Team and became a viral sensation at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for her hilarious TikTok commentary. Prior to the Olympic Games, Maher earned All-American Honors, led her college team to three titles, and helped the USA finish 4th in the 2018 Women’s Rugby World Cup Sevens. In this episode, Ilona reveals what it is like to ride the roller coaster of emotions many Olympic athletes go through when the games are over, why we shouldn’t tone ourselves down for other people, and how her viral hashtag #BeastBeautyBrains is defining a new type of confidence for athletic women. If you’re one of the 800,000 people who have fallen in love with Ilona on TikTok, or you’re just curious to hear the inside scoop from someone who was just at the Tokyo games, this episode is a must listen!

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