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Joanna Rowsell: Double Olympic gold to medicine
Episode 4019th August 2020 • Inside Tri Show • Helen Murray
00:00:00 01:03:08

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Joanna Rowsell achieved everything she wanted to achieve in cycling. After being talent spotted as a teenager she joined British Cycling. She won World Championship titles and Olympic gold medals at London 2012 and Rio 206, she broke World Records and she won Commonwealth titles too. She's also just a really lovely person. In this interview you'll hear...

06:05 Why she is pursuing a career in medicine

08:31 Feeling lost in retirement

10:40 The joy of being able to enjoy the memories

12:21 How she changed her mindset when it came to winning, from relief to trying to celebrate it

15:43 Her time at school, when she didn't excel at any particular sport but was talent spotted by British Cycling

18:20 The 3 minute test she nailed to make the talent team

27:21 The lower points of her career and losing motivation after the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

30:51 How she struggled with nerves early on in her career and worked with Dr Steve Peters to control her nerves

39:14 The changes she has seen during her time at British Cycling

41:35 How it got easier to talk about periods during her career

Find out more about this week's guest

Joanna Rowsell website

Joanna Rowsell Instagram

Joanna Rowsell Twitter

Joanna has had alopecia since she was a child and is an ambassador for Alopecia UK

Also this week...Trivelo and product testing

55:13 You heard from Billy at Trivelo - so get in touch with him if you are keen to do some product reviews!

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