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Author: Andy Gray

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I talk with athletes, coaches and more to discuss how their hobbies have impacted life choices and career decisions. I explore how and when guests first found a passion for the Hobby they love and how they forged a career from it.
69 Episodes
Rob Pope - Becoming Forrest

Rob Pope - Becoming Forrest


I am joined by Rob Pope, the first person to recreate the famous run we see in the film, Forrest Gump.  Rob completed the mammoth journey, 5 x across the USA, 15,607 miles over 422 days.Rob shares his journey, the inspiration behind it and the trials he faced along the way.Keep up to date with Rob:Instagram - @run.robla.runPodcast - How to be Super HumanBecoming Forrest is available to buy -
Dan Bethell joins the pod to share his journey from county tennis to winning silver medal on the biggest stage in the world.Keep up to date with Dan's on Instagram and follow his journey to Paris 2024@dannybb1996
I am joined by Para TaeKwondo pioneer Amy Truesdale.Amy is a Paralympic Bronze medalist and multiple World and European Champion.
I am joined by the amazing Tully Kearney.Tully shares her journey from an 8 year old starting swimming to competing on the worlds biggest stage.  She opens up about her disAbility and the many challenges she has faced just to be in the pool.  This really is an inspiring story and one I am privileged to share.Keep up to date with TeamGB's Tully Kearney on Instagram: @tully_kearney
I am joined by professional Judo competitor Lucy Renshall, fresh from the Tokyo Olympics.Lucy takes us through her journey as a child who just loved to compete and making her Olympic debut.You can follow Lucy on Instagram: @lucyrenshall
I am joined by Double Olympic medalist Bryony Page.Bryony jumped off the plane from Tokyo and straight onto the pod to share her journey.  She talks us through her story from a child who loved her sport to competing on the biggest stage in the world.You can follow Bryony on Instagram: @bryony_page
I am joined by professional martial artist Asif Sultani.Asif's story is one of resilience and survival and sheds light on the journey of an asylum seeker.I am honoured to be able to share Asif's journey with you.Find Asif on Instagram: @asifsultani_fitness
I am joined by professional football player Zaneta Wyne.Zee talks us through her journey across Europe in order to play the sport she loves most.  Zee has recently signing for West Ham United and is excited about playing in the WSL once again.Check her out on Instagram: @zeezee_w
'Smokin' Joe Maphosa

'Smokin' Joe Maphosa


I am joined by Joe Maphosa, former GB, WSB and now professional boxer.Joe talk to us about his journey to becoming a professional and how he has his eyes on the prize on becoming the English champion before moving onwards and upwards.Check Joe out here:Instagram:
I am joined by former British, Commonwealth and European boxing champion Jamie Moore.Jamie talks us through his journey to becoming a world class professional and the transition to becoming a world class trainer.Keep up to date with Jamie via instagram: @jamiemoore777
I am joined by mental health advocate Jillian Brown.  Jillian opens up about her experience of PTSD and talk us through her journey to completing Canadian and World firsts.Find Jillian own Instagram: @jillianbrownphotography
I am joined by Ottilie Robinson-Shaw, multiple British, European and World Champion Freestyle Kayaker.Ottilie takes us through her journey to becoming the best in the world  at freestyle kayaking.Check out Ottilie here:Instagram:
I am joined by Justin True, the holder of 3 world records.Justin talks so openly and honestly about his journey from suicide attempts to finding his purpose in the world.I truly remarkable person who is gearing up to tackle America's largest triathlon.Find Justin here:Instagram:
I am joined by the Charity Adventurer, Josh Stinton.Josh takes on some of the worlds toughest challenges, creates his own and all to raise money for charities across the globe that improve the lives of children.Josh will be taking on his Sky Run challenge later this year, so to keep up to date and find out more, go here:Instagram:
I am joined by 3x World Champion and 2x Paralympic Sled Hockey Gold medallist, Kevin Mckee.Kevin takes us through his childhood journey discovering his passion and how he pushed himself daily to become the formidable athlete he is.You can keep up to date with Kevin on Instagram: @usamckee88
I am joined by Matt Doherty, an original member of all 3 Mighty Ducks films and most recently he reprised the role in Disney's Game Changers.We discuss his journey as a child actor and how he transitioned into theatre, music and screen writing.  Stay up to date with everything Matt is doing:www.mattdoherty.netInstagram: @archiedohman
I am joined by Justin Wong.Justin played Kenny Wu in The Mighty Ducks (D2 & D3) films and most recently reprised the role for The Mighty Ducks -  Game Changers.  We discuss his life during the films and how his journey has unfolded since.Go check out Justin on Instagram: @justingrowinbc
Harold "Shadow' Knight

Harold "Shadow' Knight


In this one year podiversary episode I am joined by legendary boxing trainer Mr Harold "Shadow" Knight.Mr Knight takes us through his journey as an amateur, fighting the likes of Pernell Whitaker, fighting for a World Title and becoming a coach to World Champions such as Lennox Lewis.Keep up to date with Harold "Shadow" KnightInstagram: @usbachamp87
I am joined by CEO and Founder of Ventum Racing, Diaa Nour.Diaa discusses his upbringing in Switzerland and how his Dad helped develop his passion for running.Fast forward and Diaa moved to America with his family, graduated from College and has went on to be a successful entrepreneur.  He now heads up Ventum Racing and continues to make waves in the cycling world.Keep up to date with Diaa and Ventum Racing:Website: www.ventumracing.comInstagram: @diaa10 and @ventumracing
I am joined by explorer and the founder of The Wildest Journey, Chaz Powell.Chaz talks openly and honestly about his journey from troubled youth, to becoming the first person to walk the Zambezi river from source to sea.Stay up to date with everything Chaz up to:Facebook & Instagram: @thewildestjourneyTwitter:
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