Today I welcome a guest who I feel both lucky and privileged to be given the opportunity to speak to one-to-one. 

Andy Barrow is a former international Athlete, having played wheelchair Rugby at the very highest level - even captaining his team in the Beijing Paralympic games. Andy is now working as an international motivational speaker and mentor, sharing his story and helping others overcome adversity. 

 

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Amongst Andys Achievements are:

  • Representative of GB at three Paralympic games including London 2012
  • Three world championships
  • Five European championships
  • Part of the record-breaking team who won three European gold medals in a row 
  • Inspirational Speaker and mentor 

In this episode you will learn:

  • Who is Andy Barrow? His story through injury through to international success and motivational speaking 
  • What is wheelchair Rugby? 
  • How can you get involved in wheelchair Rugby?
  • Advise you should give to young athletes - taking opportunities / working hard / saying YES! 
  • Andys work in schools, reaching out to young people and his workshops
  • Daily habits that lead to success

Links from the episode:

Andy Barrow - Website and Twitter

Wheelchair Rugby - International and Great Britain 

 

 

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