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What can ordinary mortals learn from the best in the world? In this series Giles Mountford tries to answer to that question whilst stumbling in the shadow of sporting legends.

What can ordinary mortals learn from the best in the world?

In this series Giles Mountford tries to answer to that question whilst stumbling in the shadow of sporting legends.

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Beyond A Rookie

Part of our ‘Breaking Barriers’ featuring young tennis player Olivia Rook. We talk about her experiences as a young athlete, the challenges of balancing family and school as well as casting an eye over some of the issues in the sports world today.

Xmas Survival Guide

Never mind Santa’s list – put yourself on your own ‘nice’ list. Get into the festive spirit (without drowning in it), by following this three-step survival guide for people who run, ride bikes, jump, throw, chase balls, hit balls, kick balls, etc, as a pastime. Elite athletes are excluded on the grounds that you can return to normal human activity levels when you retire.

Back To School

Kids starting back at school? Writing a letter to your younger self might help you (and them) more than you could imagine. Giles Mountford tries it out.

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The Sporting Balance

“I want more equality in sport” says Danielle Gibson, a 17-year-old with the ambition to play for England’s national cricket team. And she believes the women’s game is only going to get better.

Beyond A Rookie

Part of our ‘Breaking Barriers’ featuring young tennis player Olivia Rook. We talk about her experiences as a young athlete, the challenges of balancing family and school as well as casting an eye over some of the issues in the sports world today.

Xmas Survival Guide

Never mind Santa’s list – put yourself on your own ‘nice’ list. Get into the festive spirit (without drowning in it), by following this three-step survival guide for people who run, ride bikes, jump, throw, chase balls, hit balls, kick balls, etc, as a pastime. Elite athletes are excluded on the grounds that you can return to normal human activity levels when you retire.

Back To School

Kids starting back at school? Writing a letter to your younger self might help you (and them) more than you could imagine. Giles Mountford tries it out.

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