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The Artist Athlete Podcast, Episode 87: Irish Aerial Dance with Chantal McCormick

This week, the red-haired tornado herself joins the podcast to talk about how moving from her small town in Ireland to London, England sparked a revolution in the life of Chantal McCormick (8:42). She quickly became an aerial dancer with big dreams and bigger ideas to get funding (11:41). She visited the United States of America for the Aerial Dance Festival, and decided to found one of her own (22:00). She also speaks about creative projects (29:21) and the little things she does daily to make the big things so successful (40:59)

The Artist Athlete Podcast
In 2018, circus artist Shannon McKenna launched The Artist Athlete Podcast to provide a platform for professionals in all facets of circus to share stories, view points, and information. It serves as a communication pillar for the community and as a source of inspiration for those who wish to enter the industry. To date, the podcast boasts over 155,000 downloads worldwide, with over 76 episodes, and esteemed guests from 15 different countries and counting.

The Artist Athlete Podcast

In 2018, circus artist Shannon McKenna launched The Artist Athlete Podcast to provide a platform for professionals in all facets of circus to share stories, view points, and information. It serves as a communication pillar for the community and as a source of inspiration for those who wish to enter the industry. To date, the podcast boasts over 155,000 downloads worldwide, with over 76 episodes, and esteemed guests from 15 different countries and counting.