Athlete. Speaker. Coach.
As one of Britain’s top female long jumpers over the past decade, Abigail’s career highlights include achieving a top-8 finish at the 2019 IAAF World Championships and persevering through injuries and setbacks (including retirement) to become British Champion.
Speaker + Coach
Abigail delivers motivational talks and keynotes, courses on wellness, resilience and peak performance and sports coaching.
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Inspiring interviews with Olympians, athletes and other inspiring people to help you to live with authenticity, passion and purpose.
Hi! I’ve created a podcast – Define Your Success – available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Have you listened to any episodes yet? You can also watch one of the episodes on YouTube about the power of conviction and commitment to accomplish the hard, but important and valuable things in your life. That’s one BIG… Continue Reading →
But that’s not what I want to share with you in this post; I want to give you the insider’s view of the Olympic experience, including shadowing my steps from my arrival at Heathrow airport, Terminal 5 to the Team GB holding camp in Yokohama, Japan to entering the Olympic village filled with athletes from countless sports and nations across the world and my first look at the incredible stadium – devoid of people, but filled with the weight of expectation and thick with the anticipation of competitors, coaches and citizens of Japan, volunteering to guide, encourage and cheer us on. Are you ready? It’s a long read…
Am I thinking about retiring again? Well yes, but not anytime soon! This is more of a reminder to athletes out there to prepare for life after sport and some of the options to help them do that, especially for those on the UK Sport WCPP and British Athletes. Find out more…