British Olympic swimmer Lizzie Simmonds on the difficulty of surrendering her hard-won sporting identity in the search for a new, more “normal” one.
From the challenges facing women in sport, to her turbulent times as an elite athlete, don’t miss this episode of CTL Radio with Dr Bridie O’Donnell.
Sydney Swan’s player Dean Towers on the psychology of an AFL player, including how players can help teammates with mental health issues.
Being an elite athlete is a mix of experiences: exhilarating and disappointing. For some athletes this experience also includes the trauma of sexual assault.
Former Wallaby and Waratah Dean Mumm chats to Rupert Guinness about his life after sport, including his incredible trek to the North Pole.
Rupert Guinness chats to former Wallaby Adam Freier about mental health, life after sport, and the responsibility athletes have on social media.
Many athletes face difficult transitions once stadiums are empty – particularly when it’s time for them to retire.