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How I Got Into Running.

How I Got Into Running.

Featured Image by Ezra Shaw – Getty Images Right, let’s get straight into this one. So how did I get into running? Well for me it all started way back when I was little and in school. I was into a lot of sports, like basketball, football and running, but in that order. I watched…

Olympic Aspirations: but at what cost?

Olympic Aspirations: but at what cost?

A guide for understanding Mental Health and Thriving in elite sport The Olympic Games. A prestigious event in the sporting world that occurs every 4 years. It is logical to propose that every athlete in competitive sport dreams of one day participating. Those who are Olympians hold themselves to extreme standards, but at what cost?…

Life After Sport as a Winter Olympian.

Life After Sport as a Winter Olympian.

Featured Image by Alex Livesey – Getty Images Following a late call up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, where I was a spare and had to lose 12kg in 7 days to make weight, I returned home as part of Team GB and with a certificate saying I was an Olympian. A…

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