Episode 17 / Starla Garcia

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 17 – Starla Garcia, Registered Dietitian & Olympic Trials Qualifier “It is so healing when people get back to their ancestral foods…those are always going to give us much more connection, not just to ourselves but when we’re out there, we’re going to feel more like ourselves. And that’s…

Episode 16 / Brandon Dugi

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 16 – Brandon Dugi (Diné), Outdoor Photographer & Trail Runner “[Running] helps me explore. It helps me go out and see different places. I can go on a 15 mile long run and go down some cool canyons and into rivers, you’re seeing stuff that nobody else gets to…

Episode 15 / Doug Dorame (My Dad!)

Photo by Brianna Saban (Brianna Saban Photography). Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 15 – Doug Dorame (Mexican/Yaqui), High School Coach, Athletic Director, and my Dad! “I try to use my 40 years of experience [in coaching] to help raise the spotlight on women’s and girls’ sports… as the Athletic Director, it’s also important for…

Episode 14 / Beth Wright

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 14 – Beth Wright (Pueblo of Laguna) – Attorney, Marathoner, and My BFF! “It’s about the process…something running teaches you is that your goals don’t necessarily get easier. But you do get stronger and better at working towards them over time.” Beth Wright (Pueblo of Laguna) is an attorney…

Episode 13 / Dustin Martin

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 13 – Dustin Martin (Diné), Executive Director of Wings of America “What I love most about running is the rhythm, at a very base level. You can go into this rhythmic trance…and just find thoughts you wouldn’t be able to otherwise. It’s your breath in conversation with whatever terrain…

Episode 12 / Lydia Jennings

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 12 – Lydia Jennings (Huichol & Pascua Yaqui), Environmental Microbiologist and Trail Runner “I am a scientist because of running… often, as you’re running, you’re on the land making observations. That’s the first step of the scientific process.” Dr. Lydia Jennings is a Wixáritari (Huichol) and Yoeme (Pascua Yaqui)…

Episode 10 / Ric & Nell Rojas

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 10 – Ric & Nell Rojas, Father/Daughter Running and Coaching Duo “One of the most important things in inspiring other brown-skinned girls to run or achieve whatever they want, is to do it myself. I get motivation every day in my training from [knowing] the kind of role model…

Episode 9 / Latoya Shauntay Snell

Photo by W. Eric Snell, Sr. (@esnelldesigns) | http://www.esnelldesign.com Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 9 – Latoya Shauntay Snell, Endurance Athlete & Food/Fitness Blogger “It takes a lot of grit to be able to show up, way before the race. A lot of people put so much emphasis on the day of, but we…

Episode 8 / Russell Dinkins

Photo by Molly Seltzer (@seltzershots). Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 8 – Russell Dinkins on Saving College Track & Field “Track & Field is important to me because of the opportunities…my youth program coach stressed using your sport as a means for accessing greater academic opportunity. Since 6 years old, I have carried that…