Fancy an insight into my winter training diary, 2019 competition schedule and some bits of business wisdom? There haven’t been any major developments in my athletics career since my last update because I’m in the depths of winter training, but I thought something is better than nothing! What’s winter training? The hard slog. The grind.... Continue Reading →
On Friday I had the honour of being part of a panel discussing the impact of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on communities across Britain. Before I give a short overview of the conversation, I want to ask you a few questions… What are your thoughts on the socio-cultural impact of the Olympic Games? How... Continue Reading →
As I wrote that title, a multitude of other similar questions flitted into my brain. To save you a few minutes of worry, the answer to them all is "no". Asthma does not count you out - neither from competitive, high-level sport nor lower-level, amateur, just-for-fun-and-fitness sport. Neither does having one leg, one arm or... Continue Reading →
So my Road To Rio (Olympic Games Journey) ended in tears in Texas on 30th April this year with an achilles tendon rupture. And two weeks later it was replaced with my Road to Recovery. And since then, that journey has not been easy. It has been littered with tears, tantrums and confusion (still is,... Continue Reading →
I'm keeping myself really busy lately which means I am not following through very well on this commitment to regularly update my blog posts. But I'm back now for as long as time permits and I am creating space and time to share my week with you.... And what an incredible week it has been.... Continue Reading →
I am always thankful for any chance I am able to share my story, to encourage others to go after their dreams, challenge their fears, doubts and misconceptions of ‘impossible’, and to move forward from each failure. I know a lot about failure because I’ve had a lot of them, and this is what they’ve taught me about success.
My limited indoor competition schedule and where you can view each competition.
Double Entendre. I'm in Phoenix, and I want to rise again like the Phoenix. Hopeful & optimistic for 2016. #RoadToRio