Episode 3

Published on:

19th Nov 2020

The winning mindset of Greg Rutherford, Olympic gold medal winner

This week's guest is Greg Rutherford - gold medal winner on that incredible Super Saturday night at the London Olympics in 2012.

Greg takes us on his sporting journey - from football and badminton to the long jump.

He talks about his winning mindset and the hard work he put in to get to the top of his sport. And also the importance of choosing the right people to be around you - in Greg's case, his coach.

It's a great hour with lots of thing we learnt and are going to apply to our training and approach to our sports.

If you don't know about us, Ellen White is an England footballer and has been to three World Cups. Richard Whitehead is a Paralympic athlete with gold medals at the London and Rio Games

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About the Podcast

Track & Ball with Ellen White and Richard Whitehead
England footballer Ellen White and Paralympic Gold Medal winner Richard Whitehead give a real insight into the world of elite sport
We're going to take you into the world of elite sport and give you a real insight in to what it's like to step over the white line and compete against the best. The athletes, the coaches, the support staff.

So who are we? Ellen White is a footballer with Manchester City and England. Ellen's got three world cups to her name and his England's leading all-time goal scorer in that competition.

Richard Whitehead MBE is a double gold winning athlete at the Paralympics, including a memorable day at the London Games in 2012. He's also set the world record for a double leg amputee in the marathon and half marathon.

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Ellen and Richard