Interview: Ben Paszkowec, Transition & Performance Psychologist at ACT

When an athlete retires from sport, it’s a time for them to celebrate a decade’s worth of success at the top, and a chance to savour a diary free of punishing training schedules. At least, that’s the perception.  The reality is often very different: after years performing under the spotlight,...
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Athlete Profile: Grace Luczak

A five-time world champion and Olympian, US rower Grace Luczak is recognised as one of the world’s best within her sporting discipline. Two world records stand as career highlights for the Michigan-born athlete, who is also a six-time national champion with crews in the USA. Grace began rowing in 2004...
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Athlete Interview: Sarah Barrow

Sarah Barrow is a former England and Great Britain diver who competed at the highest level in both the 10m individual platform and 10m synchronised platform events. She won her first British title in 2005, and in 2010 formed a diving partnership with Tonia Couch that would reap silver and...
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Athlete Profile: Nzingha Prescod

Nzingha is an Olympic fencer who represented the USA at both London 2012 and Rio 2016. Born in Brooklyn, Nzingha took up fencing at just nine years old. She developed her talents at the well-regarded Peter Westbrook Foundation, and went on to win her first Youth National Competition in 2003....
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Athlete Profile: Olivia Carnegie-Brown

When Olivia won a silver in rowing at Rio 2016, the achievement also earned the British women’s eight team their first ever Olympic medal. The roots of that success trace back to Reading Rowing Club and early experience in the boat which enabled the Westminster-born athlete to break into the...
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