Crossing the Line Radio, with Olympian Louise Bawden

Louise Bawden

In February 2018, triple Olympian Louise Bawden announced her retirement from international beach volleyball competition at the age of 36. Louise’s career spanned more than 20 years, including three Olympics (Sydney 2000 – Indoor Volleyball, 2012 London and 2016 Rio – Beach Volleyball) and an incredible 91 World Tour events and 397 World Tour matches in beach volleyball.

Louise chats to Rupert about her sporting identity, dedication to volleyball and the difficult decision to retire.