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In Conversation with Katy Sexton

20:43:10 16.01.2020 posted by admin at 20:43:10 16.01.2020
Tags Olympics
Katy Sexton Hovey MBE became the first British swimmer to win a World Championship title when she won the Women's 200m Backstroke at the 2003 World Championships. She is twice an Olympian and has represented Great Britain in four World Championships, the first in 1998 when she was 16, and in three Commonwealth Games.  She joined Becca Dean on Express …
Categories: General

Interview with Emma Collings-Barnes and Greg King-Limb

23:39:13 15.01.2020 posted by admin at 23:39:13 15.01.2020
Tags LGBT,Coaching
Emma Collings-Barnes is a former British Open Water Champion who competed at the European Championships, while Greg King-Limb has successfully coached swimmers at a county, regional and national level. They are - respectively - Director of Swimming and Assistant Director of Swimming at Mount Kelly: a school in Devon with a programme that has produced scores of international swimmers, including …
Categories: CoachingOpen Water

Interview with Nik Diaper

18:53:22 15.01.2020 posted by admin at 18:53:22 15.01.2020
Tags Pararport,Disability
Loughborough University appointed Nik Diaper as its new Head of Para Sport from 1 Jun 2019, the first role of its kind within higher education. This episode of the Supporting Champions podcast features an interview with Nik who discusses parasport's rise in global interest, equality, parasport's role in our world and the future of disability sport. Take a listen to a compelling intervie…
Categories: GeneralCoaching

Michael Phelps the Parent

11:04:10 11.12.2019 posted by admin at 11:04:10 11.12.2019
Tags Pressure
Winner of a record 23 Gold medals at the Olympics, Michael Phelps has been a champion swimmer. Speaking at 17th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, he however said that he isn't sure if he would want his sons to take up swimming at a professional level. "There would be expectations and comparisons to me and that could be unfair and add pressure."
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CNN Heroes - Jemima Browning

10:41:33 11.12.2019 posted by admin at 10:41:33 11.12.2019
Tags Disability,Inclusion
In 2015 Jemima Browning created the Tadcaster Stingrays, an inclusive swim squad in North Yorkshire, England, for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2017 she was awarded The Diana Award from Princes William and Harry, which is given to young individuals for their humanitarian work. Now 18, Jemima’s efforts have been featured in this CNN Heroes video. …
Categories: General
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