Coco Sports Talk - Pasifika Women in Sports: Motherhood & Professional sports careers
Coco Sports Talk with Penina and Ashley - covering all things sports from a Pasifika female lens!
#CocoSportsTalk looks at the many stories of Pasifika people involved in sports of all kinds, and the trials and tribulations of the talented athletes from all sectors of our community.
This episode celebrates Mothers Day where we speak to three Super Mamas who have returned to professional sports after having children.
Lanulangi Veainu plays both professional rugby and rugby league, Baby 'Pitbull' Nansen is a professional fighter in boxing, kickboxing and MMA + former Silver Fern and professional netballer for the Severn Stars in the Vitality Netball Super League - Cathrine Tuivaiti.
They share with us the struggles and joys of being Mamas while staying on the top of their sporting careers.
Watch the whole show or pick and choose the sports you're interested in below -
00:41 Lanulangi Veainu - Professional Rugby & Rugby League player
05:24 Baby Pitbull Nansen - Professional Fighter
08:36 Cathrine Tuivaiti - Professional Netball Player
14:55 Wrap up for this week
Join us to learn a little bit more for your sport fix!
Director/Editor & Sound - Sefa Taouma
Camera Operator - Mary Raela
Catch up on Episode 1 here:
Episode 2 here:
And our full chat with Cathrine here:
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