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The Mindset Athlete Podcast

Sep 22, 2020

Neil was born with a degenerative eye condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa.

His sight loss has played a constant factor in his life, helping him to develop his problem solving skills, adaptability and resilience. Neil became a full-time athlete in 2006, following his graduation from the University of Aberdeen. With...

Sep 14, 2020

Tina is a former gymnast, Division 1 competition cheerleader, exercise physiologist and nationally certified physician assistant who became an amputee in 2016.
She lost her leg after 10 surgeries failed to restore blood flow to her leg from a rare vascular condition called Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome.  She...

Sep 4, 2020

Ana is a RGK Ambassador, a member of GB Wheelchair Basketball's Academy, a🏀GB U24 European Champion and 🏆3x British Champ at Under 18's, Under 15's and Division 2 with North Wales Knights.

In the episode we spoke about:

- What has lockdown been like for you as an up and coming athlete? (Recorded during lockdown)


Aug 28, 2020

Lex is the best totally blind long and triple jumper in the history of the U.S. Paralympic movement. He is the current world record holder in the long jump, a four-time Paralympic medalist, a three-time long jump world champion, and an 18-time national champion. He is the only totally blind athlete to ever eclipse...

Aug 22, 2020

In 2013, Ellis was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia aged just 16. He underwent 3 and half years of daily chemotherapy and finished in 2016 aged 19.
He began his return to basketball, making his professional debut for Leicester Riders under a year later and has been playing elite basketball ever since.