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The Athlete's Voice

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The Athlete's Voice

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The Stories behind The Success, from The Athletes.

Latest Episodes

Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

It's the end of lockdown and I'm (secretly) ready to get back in the diving pool! But it hasn't been a waste of time, I've learned some valuable lessons worth taking forward.

9 MIN3 w ago
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Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

I took a few weeks for reflection after the emotionally charged Black Lives Matter episodes, I will continue to discuss this topic. But we may be able to return to training in the coming weeks which excites me, especially after seeing many other sports return almost to normal! Fingers crossed!!

14 MINJUL 5
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Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

My Story | The Civil Show

I spoke with Tim Gallagher, one of my friends from my Leeds Beckett Sport Science course, about my introduction to diving, the highs and the lows of competition and my experience of the ultimate competition for an athlete, the Olympic games.Check out http://www.patreon.com/thehonestonlinecoach for more about Tim. Enjoy!

46 MINJUN 27
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My Story | The Civil Show

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

Politics graduate Katie Bevan has really had to go out of her way to learn about black history in the UK, those lessons are not easily accessible in the normal path of society. Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

30 MINJUN 15
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

Aliyah is a member of BLMUK, the fundraiser I donated to last week. I wanted to find out some more information on who BLMUK are and what they are going to do with the near £1,000,000 they have raised! Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

29 MINJUN 15
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

British Olympic Diver Tom Daley invited me for a conversation about my experiences as a black diver, but we also spoke about his understanding of discrimination and experiences of homophobia. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

27 MINJUN 15
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Paola Margu

Paola is a journalist in Mexico, and is an advocate for more representation of the country in the global media. There are millions of black Mexicans who are suffering the same fate of oppression as black Americans and black Britons, but they are stories we never hear about! Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

41 MINJUN 15
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Paola Margu

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Leon McGhie

Leon grew up in the streets and in the gang culture of London. He has been stabbed multiple times, but with the help of the Prince's Trust, he managed to remove himself from that way of life and onto a positive path. He has a message of love, to all people. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

37 MINJUN 15
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Leon McGhie

What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Sophie Brearley

Sophie works nights in retail but has been overwhelmed by all of the information she has been seeing on social media. Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

14 MINJUN 8
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Sophie Brearley

What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Reiss Beckford

Gymnast Reiss Beckford is from North London but moved away to chase his gymnastics dream, in which his role model happened to be one of few black gymnasts. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

23 MINJUN 8
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What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Reiss Beckford

Latest Episodes

Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

It's the end of lockdown and I'm (secretly) ready to get back in the diving pool! But it hasn't been a waste of time, I've learned some valuable lessons worth taking forward.

9 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

I took a few weeks for reflection after the emotionally charged Black Lives Matter episodes, I will continue to discuss this topic. But we may be able to return to training in the coming weeks which excites me, especially after seeing many other sports return almost to normal! Fingers crossed!!

14 MINJUL 5
Comments
Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

My Story | The Civil Show

I spoke with Tim Gallagher, one of my friends from my Leeds Beckett Sport Science course, about my introduction to diving, the highs and the lows of competition and my experience of the ultimate competition for an athlete, the Olympic games.Check out http://www.patreon.com/thehonestonlinecoach for more about Tim. Enjoy!

46 MINJUN 27
Comments
My Story | The Civil Show

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

Politics graduate Katie Bevan has really had to go out of her way to learn about black history in the UK, those lessons are not easily accessible in the normal path of society. Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

30 MINJUN 15
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

Aliyah is a member of BLMUK, the fundraiser I donated to last week. I wanted to find out some more information on who BLMUK are and what they are going to do with the near £1,000,000 they have raised! Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

29 MINJUN 15
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

British Olympic Diver Tom Daley invited me for a conversation about my experiences as a black diver, but we also spoke about his understanding of discrimination and experiences of homophobia. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

27 MINJUN 15
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Paola Margu

Paola is a journalist in Mexico, and is an advocate for more representation of the country in the global media. There are millions of black Mexicans who are suffering the same fate of oppression as black Americans and black Britons, but they are stories we never hear about! Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

41 MINJUN 15
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Paola Margu

What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Leon McGhie

Leon grew up in the streets and in the gang culture of London. He has been stabbed multiple times, but with the help of the Prince's Trust, he managed to remove himself from that way of life and onto a positive path. He has a message of love, to all people. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

37 MINJUN 15
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Leon McGhie

What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Sophie Brearley

Sophie works nights in retail but has been overwhelmed by all of the information she has been seeing on social media. Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

14 MINJUN 8
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Sophie Brearley

What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Reiss Beckford

Gymnast Reiss Beckford is from North London but moved away to chase his gymnastics dream, in which his role model happened to be one of few black gymnasts. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

23 MINJUN 8
Comments
What Does 'Black Lives Matter' Mean To... Reiss Beckford
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