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Just Be Yourself with Julia Mancuso
45 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
S1E19 - Making the Impossible Possible with Professional Skier Lynsey Dyer
In the Season 1 finale of Just Be Yourself with Julia Mancuso, professional skier Lynsey Dyer grew up in a modest family alongside the ultra-wealthy and famous in Sun Valley, Idaho. She walked away from Olympic dreams to pursue the freedom of big mountain skiing along a path less traveled facing injury, avalanches, death, and a 75 ft. cliff jump to prove the impossible is possible."You only have so much life energy, what are you going to give it to? How are you going to make it count?"- Lynsey Dyer
43 minutes | May 6, 2021
S1E18 - A Different Look at Olympic Glory with Australian Olympic Skier Rowena Bright Hyldahl
Rowena Bright Hyldahl grew up as one of five siblings in a Mormon family on a modest sheep farm in Australia. While watching the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics at the age of 4 she declared she would one day be in the Olympics. Her story and journey redefines the meaning of Olympic glory.
16 minutes | Apr 9, 2021
S1E17 - CHAPTER 2 - The New Abnormal After My Father's Arrest
In Chapter 2, I reflect on my childhood struggles after my father's shocking arrest, my first trip to visit him in prison and losing our family home shortly after my youngest sister was born. These special 'Chapter' episodes give me a chance to tell my story as it happened from my earliest childhood memories to the peak of my competitive skiing career to the present day.
49 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
S1E16 - Life-Changing News for Julia | Australian Olympic Gold Medalist Snowboarder Torah Bright
Torah Bright grew up on a sheep farm in Australia as one of five siblings who overcame injury and adversity along her journey to the top of the snowboarding world. Also, join Julia at the very moment she receives some truly life-changing news.
11 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
S1E15 - CHAPTER 1 - The Day My Childhood Changed Forever
These special 'Chapter' episodes give me a chance to tell my story as it happened from my earliest childhood memories to the peak of my competitive skiing career to the present day. In Chapter 1, I begin with one of my earliest memories at age 5 waking up one morning to discover something wasn't right. Soon my childhood would be forever changed.
36 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
S1E14 - U.S. Olympic Skier, Artist, Explorer, and Creator Laurenne Ross
Laurenne Ross is an Olympic skier with deep creative roots in music, photography, and art. Along her professional skiing journey and through sidelining injuries, she managed to complete her college arts degree a term at a time over 12 years. Her determination is fueled by the belief that you should find the things that fill you with joy regardless of how much or how little money you make.
30 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
S1E13 - Freeskier, Filmmaker, and Social Entrepreneur Sandra Lahnsteiner
Austrian-native Sandra Lahnsteiner is a freeskier, filmmaker, and social entrepreneur who has conquered 6 continents. Her organization, Shades of Winter, is devoted to creating strong female role models to inspire and empower women to live an active outdoorsy lifestyle.
44 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
S1E12 - BE MY GUEST Episode with Kathryn Urbina | My Family Christmas Vacation
Former NYC Paramedic, Kathryn Urbina, endured lifelong struggles with negative self-image and alcoholism. After a near-tragic event that awakened her to sobriety, she has fully embraced everything it means to just be yourself and is here to share her story. Also, travel along with me, Dylan, and Sonny as we embark upon our Christmas family vacation in the snow.
44 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
S1E11 - Catching Up with Two-Time Olympic Slopestyle Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson
Snowboarder Jamie Anderson is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist who grew up as one of eight kids in the mountains of South Lake Tahoe. In this episode, she shares her journey from being bullied and home schooled as a kid to dominating the X Games and Olympics by focusing on just being herself.
48 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
S1E10 - Meet My Sister Sara | Take a Trip to the Jaws Break in Maui
Meet my little sister Sara and hear the untold stories of our sisterhood. Also, travel along with the family as we take a quick trip to watch big wave surfing at the legendary Jaws break in Maui.
28 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
S1E9 - BE MY GUEST Episode with Documentary Filmmaker and Cancer Survivor Rob Feakins
New York City advertising executive Rob Feakins had sacrificed much of his adult and family life for work when he was unexpectedly confronted with a cancer diagnosis. His cancer battle changed his life guiding him toward his soul's journey of becoming a documentary filmmaker focusing solely on nonprofit organizations. Hear his inspiring life story on this Be My Guest episode. Each "Be My Guest" episode welcomes members of our Just Be Yourself audience and community to share their inspiring journeys and transformations. SUBSCRIBE and help us spread the word!
42 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
S1E8 - Catching Up with Britain's Greatest Ever Female Skier Chemmy Alcott | Celebrating Sarah's Guinness Book World Record
Hear more untold stories as I catch up with my good friend and 4x British Olympic Alpine Skier Chemmy Alcott. Also, join me and Dylan as we head across the street to Casey and Sarah's to celebrate Sarah's Guinness World Record in Big Wave Windsurfing.
48 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
S1E7 - Meet My Sister April | Quick Trip to Kauai in COVID Times
Meet my big sister April and hear the untold stories of our childhood, the Olympics, and of us just being ourselves. Also, travel along with me and Sonny as we attempt to fly to Kauai to visit my mom with one tiny problem, I haven't gotten my mandatory 72-hour COVID test results back yet.
28 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
S1E6 - BE MY GUEST Episode with Green Living Mommy Nancy Radetic | A Chilling Paddle Boarding Story
Having struggled with self-love and negative self-talk throughout her childhood, Just Be Yourself Community Member Nancy Radetic left her small Midwestern town at age 19 and moved to Miami Beach on her own to embark upon a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance. Also, in this episode, Dylan and I share an ocean paddle boarding story that still gives us the chills to this day. Each "Be My Guest" episode welcomes members of our Just Be Yourself audience and community to share their inspiring journeys and transformations. SUBSCRIBE and help us spread the word!
39 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
S1E5 - Creating Success Through Determination with Federica Brignone | Evening Family Surf Outing
Ep 5 - Creating Success Through Determination with Federica Brignone | Evening Family Surf OutingGrowing up, Federica Brignone admits she was the "worst" athlete in her family, yet earlier this year she became the first Italian female skier in history to win the World Cup Overall Title. Hear her story and learn the key ingredients to her success. Also, head out to the beach with me, Dylan, and Sonny as we catch a few waves before sunset and share some family time together. Listen to the full episode and SUBSCRIBE on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Castbox, and most other podcast platforms.
40 minutes | Oct 23, 2020
S1E4 - Meet Dylan Fish and Hear the Story of Us | Go Wing Foiling in Maui
Dylan Fish is a world-class surfer and a resort manager at Tavarua Surf Resort in Fiji who just so happens to also be my husband. Head out with us as we go wing foiling in Maui and then sit down with us to learn more about Dylan and hear the story of us.
38 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
S1E3 - BE MY GUEST Episode with Environmental Artist and Writer Claire Giordano | Boat Foiling with the Family in California
Claire Giordano went from a childhood of hospitalizations stemming from a nearly fatal auto-immune disorder to documenting dying landscapes impacted by climate change as an environmental artist and writer. Also, spend a day on the water with my family as we go wake foiling at the Stampede Reservoir in California. Each "Be My Guest" episode welcomes members of our Just Be Yourself audience and community to share their inspiring journeys and transformations. SUBSCRIBE and help us spread the word!
34 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
S1E2 - Self-Taught Success with Big Wave Surfing World Champion Paige Alms | Surf Foiling with Paige
Paige Alms is a 2x Big Wave Surfing World Champion with a self-taught approach to life and just being herself. Head out with us to surf foil 4 ft. above the waves of Maui and then sit down with us as Paige shares her inspiring story.
36 minutes | Oct 1, 2020
S1E1 - Meet My Role Model | Boogie Boarding with Sonny
Welcome to Just Be Yourself! Ride along with me and Sonny on a boogie boarding adventure and then join me as we meet up with my lifelong role model for a conversation. Who is it? Listen to find out.
5 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
SERIES PREVIEW - Just Be Yourself with Julia Mancuso
We're getting you ready for the October 1st launch of Just Be Yourself with Julia Mancuso. Sit alongside Julia on the beach near her home in Maui as she shares her story and invites you to join her in the purpose and meaning behind this exciting new podcast.
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