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The Olympics outdoors, water safety and a new beach wheelchair scheme

The Olympics outdoors, water safety and a new beach wheelchair scheme

Update: 2021-07-30
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This pilot episode of On The Outside features Black Girls Hike London Leader Oge Ejizu, handcyclist Neil Russell and LGBQTA swim group leader Eden Elgeti.


We talk about the new adventure sports in the Olympics, Becky Meyers having to withdraw from the Paralympics, and controversies around the length of women’s shorts and the Soul Cap for afro hair. We also talk about water safety following 31 deaths in water in the last month, Southern Water dumping sewage in the seas, and how adaptive wheelchairs can help people access beaches.


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CREDITS:

The panel today was Eden Elgeti, Neil Russell and Oge Ejizu

Produced by Francesca Turauskis

Editing and Transcript by Jack O’Driscoll Corbett

Artwork is by Sophie Nolan

Music is Bassbeat by Alex Norton


Special thanks to Sarah Myles from Rise ad Shine, Imriel Morgan from Content Is Queen, Laura Blake, Adam Richardson of Pod Bible and our Patreon Support Crew - Wild For Scotland and Charlie’s Supply Shop.



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The Olympics outdoors, water safety and a new beach wheelchair scheme

The Olympics outdoors, water safety and a new beach wheelchair scheme