Podcast: How did gymnast Kate Nye become weightlifter Kate Nye?

Posted at 8:06 AM, Aug 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-03 14:06:46-04

As a highly accomplished competitive gymnast as a teenager, Kate Nye may have envisioned herself winning an Olympic medal for a sparkling floor routine or an amazing vault. But here’s Nye in Tokyo with a silver medal around her neck for weightlifting. How did that happen?

On the today’s In The Village podcast, Nye tells host Elizabeth Beisel how a knee injury at 16 took her from a gymnast to a CrossFit athlete, where she found her “passion for lifting heavy things,” to a medal-winning Olympic weightlifter.

In The Village is your exclusive look inside the Athlete’s Village at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. For more episodes of In The Village, check out on Amazon Musicor below:

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