Podcast: Artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi talks gymnastics, failure, and black excellence

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Artists have been drawn to sport as inspiration for generations. The Olympic Channel Podcast spoke to South African-based artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi about how sport and art intertact, Simone Biles, Serena Williams, and racism.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.