The Team

Sara Gross – Feisty Chief

Sara Gross, PhD - Founder and Feisty Chief Sara Gross is a former professional triathlete and holds a doctorate in women's history. She founded Live Feisty as a way to celebrate women's voices in triathlon and...

Ellen Pennock – deputy Feisty Chief

Ellen Pennock - Deputy Feisty Chief Ellen Pennock is a World U-23 triathlon bronze medalist and a student of science with oodles of covert creative potential. Ellen is the deputy Chief of Live Feisty. Anything...

Alyssa Godesky – IronWomen Podcast Host

Alyssa Godesky - IronWomen podcast, producer and co-host Alyssa Godesky is a professional triathlete and coach who sneaks in the occasional ultradistance trail race. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with...

Kelly O’Mara – Writer and Locker Room Talk Host

Kelly O'Mara - Writer and Locker Room Talk Host Kelly O'Mara is a professional triathlete and sports journalist who produces and hosts the Locker Room Talk podcast and does most of the work for our Triathlon-i...

Ashley Wiles – IronWomen Live Coverage Host

Ashley Wiles - IronWomen Live Coverage Host Ashley Wiles is the founder of Sole Girls, a program designed to empower girls ages 8-12 as they work towards running a 5km race.  Live Feisty is grateful for Ashley...

Haley Chura – IronWomen Podcast Host

Haley Chura - IronWomen Podcast Host Haley Chura is a swimmer turned professional triathlete that we recruited for her talking abilities to host the IronWomen podcast. From Montana to Georgia and back, Haley's...

Karen Thibodeau – Backstroke & Boobs Host

Karen Thibodeau - Backstroke & Boobs Host Karen Thibodeau is a professional triathlete, a community mental health nurse and the co-host of our comedy youtube show, Backstroke & Boobs. When she's not tr...

Lisa Ingarfield – Writer

Lisa Ingarfield, PhD - Writer Lisa Ingarfield, PhD is an academic and writer with a doctorate in International Communication. She is also an amateur triathlete and founder of Shift Sports, a company that offer...