Sissy Austin on why marathons are ‘white man’ hard.

Episode 21

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This episode features Gunditjmara, Keerray Woorroong, Djap Wurrung woman Sissy Austin, discussing her experiences as a queer First Nations woman and her involvement in community, politics and running the New York marathon. She shares reflections of running as a Green senate candidate and serving on the First People’s Assembly of Victoria. Sissy talks about her journey of resilience, including recovering from a traumatic attack while running and training for the New York marathon. She emphasizes the importance of self-care, community support, and embracing love.

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