London 2012 paralympics Archive

  • The Five Secrets To Success by Paralympic Cyclist Sarah Storey & Psychologist Dr Rob Yeung

    The Five Secrets To Success by Paralympic Cyclist Sarah Storey & Psychologist Dr Rob Yeung

    This was an interesting article on success, sent to me from Steve Davies (featured on episodes 4 and 6 of the Maximise Potential Podcast). The article focuses on the importance a support network can play in helping someone to maximise their potential….. Despite 37% of all UK adults thinking that their success is down to […]

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  • 2012 is Set to be a Record Breaking Year

    2012 is Set to be a Record Breaking Year

    2012 is set to be a record-breaking year in the UK with the arrival of the Olympic and Paralympic Team GB Games. Here is a excellent article from Baroness Grey-Thompson, Great Britain’s 11-time Paralympic champion, on the Games… Although it is only one day and a training session or two closer to the Games, something […]

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  • 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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  • David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    David Weir becomes most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon history

    I felt incredibly proud and honoured to witness David Weir become the most successful wheelchair racer in the London Marathon’s history, when he won an unprecedented fifth title in the Virgin London Wheelchair Marathon. It was an extremely tactical race with David showing complete control right to the finish, beating world record-holder, and long-term rival […]

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  • Transcript: David Weir – Elite Wheelchair Racer (Max#19)

    Transcript: David Weir – Elite Wheelchair Racer (Max#19)

    Here is the transcript of the inspiring interview with David Weir, British Wheelchair Champion, as he draws on the highs and lows he’s experienced in his career and what drives him to maximise his potential and be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate through a range […]

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  • Max#19: David Weir – Great Britain’s most successful wheelchair racer

    Max#19: David Weir – Great Britain’s most successful wheelchair racer

    The latest episode to be uploaded to the Maximise Potential Podcast is an incredibly inspiring interview with David Weir, Great Britain’s Top Wheelchair Racer who has completely re-written the record books within the sport. This phenomenal racer has won four London Marathons, three of those consecutively. At the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, he won two golds, […]

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