#4 Out of Retirement to the Olympic Games with Abigail Irozuru


This episode with Abigail Irozuru has it all, regardless of where you are on your athletics journey, you'll take something away.

We hope you enjoy this as much as we did!

02:21 - The importance of recovery
04:45 - Coaching and training setups
07:25 - Career-ending injuries
08:50 - Missing an Olympic Games
12:20 - Using optimism as fuel
18:45 - Reflecting on Abi's junior career
27:30 - Burnout
31:15 - Being a student-athlete
37:15 - Going to "Non-Sport" universities as athletes
43:15 - I…

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#3 Your Mind Is the ONLY Thing Holding You Back with Seamus Derbyshire & Matt Roberts

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It's not every day you get to listen to an international athlete speak with their psychological performance coach...

In this episode of TAP Talks, we sat down with Great Britain 400m hurdler Seamus Derbyshire and Matt Roberts, AKA Psychological Performance.

Here's what you can expect from the chat:

00:30 - 01:45 Introductions

01:45 - 07:40 How COVID impacted Seamus and Matt

09:50 - Sacrifices you make as an athlete

12:00 - What being on funding is like

14:50 - Seamus’ parents supporting him a…

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#2 Career Threatening Injuries & World-Class Training Groups with GB High Jumper Joel Clarke-Khan


In this episode of TAP Talks, we chat with GB High Jumper Joel Clarke-Khan about what it's like to train in one of the best groups in the world, career-threatening injuries, and so much more...

Joel is a British high jumper boasting a personal best of 2.27m. He broke onto the scene in 2016 when he made the European U18 GB team. Following this, he cleared 2.20m minutes before rupturing his ACL...

We discuss how difficult this was mentally, how it shaped his career and his advice to young athlet…

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#1 Introduction to the Podcast


Welcome to The Athlete Place (TAP) Talks, peer-to-peer guidance for athletics athletes.

At The Athlete Place, we aim to innovate athletics and improve your performance and wellbeing in new and exciting ways.

This show discusses real-life athlete experiences and guidance to make your time in the sport more straightforward and enjoyable.

In this episode, Joe introduces himself, the show and how it will work going forward. 

We can't wait to get this going! 🎉

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