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A Question of Performance

In A Question of Performance we talk with leaders in business, elite athletes and coaches, people who have overcome challenges and those at the top of their game, about what improves, limits and drives performance in sport, the workplace and life.
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Oct 31, 2016

In episode three, Hannah Cockroft MBE talks about what it feels like to win and what success means to her. Undefeated for 7 years, she talks candidly about losing to Kare Adenegan in 2015 and why she is so determined to stay at the top of her sport for as long as possible.

img_2387Hannah Cockroft MBE has won every major title she has competed for since making her international debut in 2011, dominating the T34 wheelchair racing class. Most recently she has won 3 gold medals in the Rio Paralympics, achieving success in 100m, 400m and 800m races. An accomplished speaker, Hannah is patron of five charities, she works closely with various disability groups and actively campaigns on disability issues.

Visit Hannah's website here.

Oct 14, 2016

In episode 2 Michelle Moore discusses intersectionality, what needs to change to help more people from diverse backgrounds succeed and how a sporting mindset has helped her achieve success in her career.

michelle-mooreMichelle Moore is a former athlete, consultant, executive coach,  speaker and activist promoting equality in sport. She is a Trustee of  Runnymede – the UK’s leading independent race equality think tank – and runs her own consultancy. In The Independent’s 50 Most Influential Women in Sport list 2015 she was highlighted “as someone to watch”. Visit her website here.

 

Read her article, The Question of Diversity and Inclusion in Women’s Sport.

Oct 1, 2016
In Episode 1 of A Question of Performance podcast, Sue talks about her England career, the highs and lows of being captain, and what she thinks will enable women's rugby to develop over the coming years.
 
Sue DaySue Day is a former England and Wasps rugby player (1996 – 2012).
 
As an England player, Day has an enviable playing CV having won 59 caps and scored 61 tries for her country. She was part of numerous Grand Slam winning England sides – including leading the team as captain to a Six Nations clean sweep in 2007, and she’s played in three World Cups.
 
sue-commentatorIn 2013 Day became the first female president of Wasps FC in their 146-year history.She is a regular rugby commentator for broadcasters such as Sky Sports and also a Chartered Accountant. She worked part-time for KPMG throughout her England career and is now a (full-time) Partner in KPMG Corporate Finance. Sue is also a founding Trustee of the Women's Sport Trust charity.
 
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