inspiring sports stars Archive

  • David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    David Weir focusses soley on winning Gold at London 2012

    Double Paralympic gold medalist David Weir missed the New York Marathon earlier this month all in the name of London 2012 glory, writes Ben Baker. The 32-year-old wheelchair racer from Wallington had a 12 months to remember last season, with triple gold at the IPC World Championships in New Zealand over 800m, 1500m and 5000m […]

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  • Transcript: Dean Macey, International Decathlete (Max#28)

    Transcript: Dean Macey, International Decathlete (Max#28)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome to episode 28 of Maximise your Potential. Traditionally the title of World’s Greatest Athlete has been given […]

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  • Max#28: Dean Macey – International Decathlete

    Max#28: Dean Macey – International Decathlete

    Traditionally, the title of the “World’s Greatest Athlete” has been given to the man who wins the decathlon. Dean Macey, or the Dean Machine, as he was so frequently referred to, is one of the unique individuals to have achieved this accolade, doing so at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Dean would undoubtedly have finished his […]

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  • Max#26: Matthew Syed – author of BOUNCE

    Max#26: Matthew Syed – author of BOUNCE

    Matthew Syed has been an achiever all of his life. A triple Commonwealth Champion and two-time Olympian, Graduating with a first from Oxford, A writer for The Times since 1999 and to top it all off, he’s also a winner of Sports Journalist of the Year. His most recent accolade however, and the focus for […]

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  • Transcript: Matthew Syed, author of Bounce (Max#26)

    Transcript: Matthew Syed, author of Bounce (Max#26)

    Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. Brought to you in association with the award winning recruitment group Jenrick. Welcome to episode 26 of the Maximise Potential podcast. Matthew Syed has been an achiever all of his […]

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  • Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Max#22: Sam Brown – World Taekwon-Do Champion

    Sam Brown is the current World Taekwon-Do Champion, achieving this incredible feat in the first ever World Championships to be held in the founding country of the martial art, Korea. In today’s interview with Maximise Potential, Sam shares the interesting journey he has taken over the last eight years in order for him to achieve […]

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  • Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Max#16: Elliott Cole – “my first full season in triathlon”

    Today’s interview is with Triathlete, Elliott Cole who is giving us his regular training and event diary update. In this interview Elliott discusses: How well he competed in the London Triathlon 2010 How important the Maximise Potential Podcast has been in keeping him motivated throughout the season How he motivates himself towards maximising his own […]

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  • Transcript: Greg Searle – Olympic and World Championship Rower (Max#15)

    Transcript: Greg Searle – Olympic and World Championship Rower (Max#15)

    Here is the transcript of the motivating interview with inspiring sports star Greg Searle, Olympic and World Championship Rower sharing his inspiring story helping other people be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range of original interviews designed to help you maximise your potential. […]

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  • Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    Max#15: Greg Searle – Olympic & World Champion Rower

    One of the key objectives of the Maximise Potential Podcast is to bring our audience real stories of success from real people, with the goal of inspiring others to take positive action in their lives in order to be motivated and successful. Today’s interview is no exception as I am extremely proud to welcome our […]

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  • INSPIRING PEOPLE: Andrew Flintoff – England and Lancashire Cricketer (retired)

    INSPIRING PEOPLE: Andrew Flintoff – England and Lancashire Cricketer (retired)

    Andrew Flintoff retired from all forms of cricket today. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest entertainers to have graced the game, but the question I would ask is did he truly maximise his potential? The debate will continue long after his exploits have ceased to be back page, or even front page for that […]

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