GC020: Olympian Wendy Bruce

Wendy Bruce Martin, Olympian

Welcome to Episode 20 of the Gymnast Care Podcast! Today we have none other than the amazing, talented, and decorated Olympian, Wendy Bruce!

Wendy Bruce is our first Olympian that has joined us on the podcast and what an interview it was!

Our favorite quote from Wendy in this session is this: When it comes to coaching, take THE SMART ROUTE!

Read on to find out more about Wendy…

Contact Wendy Bruce

Wendy is amazingly personable and approachable. If you need to get a hold of her, or talk to her about mental coaching, you can do it here:

Website: gymnasticsmentalcoach.com

Email: gymnasticsmentalcoach@gmail.com

Wendy’s favorite book for gymnasts and coaches: In Pursuit of Excellence (click here to check it out on Amazon)

During the interview, we went through a speed round with Wendy…here are some of the answers:

Favorite Competition: 1989 Worlds

Favorite leo: As a kid, Wendy wore a Shamoo leo that she absolutely loved!

Favorite pre-competition food: Grilled chicken sandwich and baked potato

Favorite apparatus: Floor

Favorite Music: 1980’s dance music and the soundtrack from The Great Gatsby

Current workouts: 1/2 marathon, tough mudders, Crossfit

What a great honor to have Wendy on our show! There is a ton of gold for coaches, gymnasts, and parents here.  If you have a question for Wendy, make sure you leave it in the comments below.

Thanks for joining us!


Dr. Joshua Eldridge

About Dr. Joshua Eldridge

Dr. Joshua Eldridge has specialized in protecting gymnasts from injury. He is the inventor of The X Brace, and has developed a treatment protocol for Sever's disease and heel pain that has helped thousands of gymnasts throughout the world. Dr. Eldridge brings practical, easy injury care and prevention that can be done at home.