Mark Colbourne MBE

View image | gettyimages.com   Cycling Paralympian Mark Colbourne MBE World Cycling track Gold Medalist Olympic Silver and Gold Medalist London 2012 World record holder in 3km pursuit. Why & how sport helped me to focus again: I became so embarrassed and lacked confidence after my near fatal Paragliding crash in May 2009, in which I broke… Read more

Parents4sport talks to…David Moorcroft

What sports were you involved in as a kid? As a child I played football and cricket and was a member of the Coventry Swimming Club before I became an athlete. Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? I chose running because I made the school cross country team… Read more

Parents4Sport talks to…Annabel Croft

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Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? I Chose my sport, tennis, as I discovered it while on a family holiday in Spain and fell in love with it and wanted to join a club when I got home to the UK. I have never stopped being in love… Read more

Parents4Sport talks to…Denise Lewis

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We talked to Denise Lewis OBE – Olympic Heptathlon Gold medalist to ask her what it was like for her when he started out in sport… Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? No, I absolutely chose my sport. I watched athletics, I loved it at school so for… Read more

Parents4sport talks to…Libby Clegg

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We talked to Libby Clegg – Double Paralympic 100m Silver Medallist to ask her what it was like for her when he started out in sport… Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? It was my decision. I chose to do Ballet and dance when I was younger and… Read more

Parents4sport talks to…Nigel Levine

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We talked to Nigel Levine – European Under 23 Champion / European Indoor Silver 400m to ask him what it was like for him when he started out in sport… Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? I chose it for myself. Were they actively supportive of you doing… Read more

Parents4sport talks to…Katharine Merry

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We talked to Katharine Merry – Olympic 400m Bronze Medallist to ask her what it was like for her when he started out in sport… Did you choose your sport or did your parents choose it for you? My decision, I chose to get into Athletics as a neighbour, a local PE teacher, pointed out… Read more