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8 March, 2022


Podcast - Jonnie Peacock on being fearless

Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock talks to us about being fearless as a young athlete and how we shouldn't look at able bodied and disabled athletes as different - they're all athletes.

Jonnie Peacock MBE Paralympian

Podcast with Paralympian Jonnie Peacock

This week we get to speak to double Paralympic, World and European T44 100m champion - Jonnie Peacock. At 19 years old, he sensationally won his first Paralympic title at the London 2012 games during one of the best summers in British athletics history and he went on to defend his title at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

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We talk to Jonnie not just about his successes at the London and Rio games, but we find out what Jonnie things about the new "young" generation of Olympians as well as talking about how there really is no difference between Olympic and Paralympic athletes. They're both human, they're both striving for their best - is there really any difference? 

Listen to the episode here

Jonnie Peacock Paralympian

About Jonnie Peacock MBE

Jonnie is the Double Paralympic, World & European T44 100m Champion. He sensationally won his first Paralympic title at the London 2012 Games during one of the best summers in British Athletics history. He then successfully defended his title at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

In Rio in 2016, Jonnie re-set the record books, running a time of 10.81 seconds in the T44 100m final, setting a Paralympic record in the process.

In what is an already remarkable journey, Jonnie's determination, courage and attitude led him to become one of Great Britain’s best Paralympians.

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