Champion’s Mojo wins Best Single Podcast Episode from W3 Awards

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Champion’s Mojo podcast, known for hosting world’s best athletes and coaches, won “Best Single Podcast Episode”, Silver Award from w3 Awards. w3 selects only 1% to 10% or less of the entries to be winners. The award was presented to Champion’s Mojo for Episode 74, “Jeffrey Ritter: Broken Neck to World Champion”, released in July 2020.

With just over one year of podcasting under their belt, hosts Kelly Parker Palace and Maria Parker have established a solid rapport in the swimming and podcasting world, with nearly 90 episodes produced featuring top tier guests including Greg Meehan, Elizabeth Beisel, Lenny Krayzelburg, and Bob Bowman.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for a w3 award and to be on the podium with such prestigious company! It is a testament to our production team and the quality of our guests! Maria and I have a passion for going deep and connecting with our guests and I think that shines through” – Kelly Palace

“Wonderful news.  The quality of any interview is the investment of time by those conducting the interview in understanding the story to be told and knowing the right questions. Maria and Kelly do so much behind the scenes to prepare that makes them such an outstanding team.  Being the guest is the easy part!  That is some impressive company among the other winners!” – Jeffrey Ritter

Champion’s Mojo is a part of the CG Sports Network, with new episodes released every Tuesday.

About Champion’s Mojo

We’re athletes, businesswomen and family, as sisters-in-law and best friends. We’re World Record Holders (bios below) and passionate about sharing techniques champions use to succeed in sports and life. We interview the most elite level swimmers, champions and coaches to inspire, motivate and educate our listeners. Visit us at

Kelly Parker Palace: Kelly is a current Masters Swimming World Record Holder, current US National Record Holder, Former D1 Head Swim Coach, D1 All-American Swimmer for NC STATE University, Olympic trials qualifier and winner of over 50 open water swim races. Kelly is a Breast Cancer Survivor.

Maria Parker: Maria is a long-distance endurance cycling champion including winner of Race Across America (RAAM) and the holder of multiple cycling records. Including:  24-hour road record: 469.198 miles at 19.550 mph average, Maria calls herself an adult-onset athlete as she was in her 50s when she really hit her stride.

About w3: The w3 Awards honor creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the people behind award-winning sites, marketing platforms, social content, mobile site/apps and online video/ in honoring the best of the Web, the w3 Awards is the first major web competition to be accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies.

— The above press release was posted by Swimming World in conjunction with Champion’s Mojo and the CG Sports Network. For press releases and advertising inquiries please contact

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