london 2012 Archive

  • David Weir achieves his dream of 1 GOLD at the London Paralympics… everything else is now a bonus!

    David Weir achieves his dream of 1 GOLD at the London Paralympics… everything else is now a bonus!

    Almost two years ago David Weir, GB’s elite wheelchair racer, stated his goals for London 2012 of achieving “just one gold medal at my home games.” When we were fortunate to conduct an in-depth interview with David, where we discussed the highs and lows of his incredible career, he opening stated that this was the […]

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  • Tom Daley – prepared to sacrifice in the short term in order to gain in the long term

    Tom Daley – prepared to sacrifice in the short term in order to gain in the long term

    Tom Daley is one of Team GB’s greatest medal prospects for London 2012. I just read a very interesting article on him, probably paying more attention to it than I would have done before meeting Chris Brisley (@TakeaChallenge), who was one of the diving coaches in Plymouth, with Andy Banks, when Tom was a young […]

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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 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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  • CONGRATULATIONS to David Weir as he wins New York Marathon wheelchair race

    CONGRATULATIONS to David Weir as he wins New York Marathon wheelchair race

    Congratulations to David Weir, British Paralympic Champion for winning his first New York Marathon wheelchair title. Here is an extract taken from the BBC Sport website on his fantastic achievement, inspiring people all around the World. Paralympic champion David Weir claimed his first New York Marathon wheelchair title after edging out Japan’s Masazumi Soejima in […]

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  • CONGRATULATIONS Greg Searle for winning Silver Medal and to Team GB for topping the table

    CONGRATULATIONS Greg Searle for winning Silver Medal and to Team GB for topping the table

    Massive congratulations to Greg Searle, recently interviewed on the Maximise Potential Podcast, for winning his first Silver World Championships medal and to Team GB for winning Gold, pushing Great Britain to the top of the medals table. Below is an extract taken from the British Rowing webiste with details on their fantastic achievements inspiring people […]

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  • Transcript: Elliott Cole – ‘My first full season in triathlon’ (Max #16)

    Transcript: Elliott Cole – ‘My first full season in triathlon’ (Max #16)

    Here is another motivating interview with Elliott Cole, our aspiring triathlete as he talks in depth about how what it was like for him to compete in his first season in triathlon, helping other people maximise triathlon success and be successful in life. Music Kevin: Welcome to Maximise Potential the podcast to educate and motivate […]

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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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