Sonja Wieck: Tales of Toughness

Sonja Wieck, adventure racer, wades on foot across a river.
Sonja Wieck. (Sonja Wieck)

Ironman athlete turned adventure racer Sonja Wieck recently competed in the World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji. Wieck talks with host Martha Rosenstein about what it was like to compete with a team of Ironman athletes, how a mental health crisis turned her into an adventure racer, and her shift in mindset from racing to win to racing for the journey.

HOST: Martha Rosenstein


  • Sonja Wieck: Ironman athlete turned adventure racer


BROADCAST: Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. 2-3 p.m. AKT

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