9 episodes

Follow Through with LVB is a podcast where host Professional Cricketer Logan van Beek interviews other athletes and learns about their unique journeys. An athlete's journey is full of ups and downs, perseverance, identity issues and dealing with pressure. Hear the stories of how these athletes followed through on their aspirations and improved their overall well-being through their experience performing at the top level.

Follow Through with LVB Logan van Beek

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Follow Through with LVB is a podcast where host Professional Cricketer Logan van Beek interviews other athletes and learns about their unique journeys. An athlete's journey is full of ups and downs, perseverance, identity issues and dealing with pressure. Hear the stories of how these athletes followed through on their aspirations and improved their overall well-being through their experience performing at the top level.

    #09 Lucy Spoors - A Journey of being Addicted to the Challenge

    #09 Lucy Spoors - A Journey of being Addicted to the Challenge

    Lucy Spoors has dedicated her life to the sport of rowing since the age of 17 when she moved up to Cambridge in her last year of High School. Lucy was a member of the Quad sculls crew in their bid to secure a spot at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Heading to the ‘Regatta of Death’ needing a top two finish to qualify, however on race day, things didn’t go to plan and they had missed their last opportunity by finishing third. Close to giving the sport up, Lucy found a new challenge, in the Women's Eight.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    #08 Jeremy Brockie - An Intrepid Journey

    #08 Jeremy Brockie - An Intrepid Journey

    Jeremy Brockie has been a Professional Footballer since the age of 17 years old. In his sixteen year career he has played for thirteen different professional sides in three different continents. A teenage prodigy, but a bad decision early in his career started a downward spiral into a rut where at 19 years old where he was considering giving up. Jeremy persevered and found a way to realise his childhood dream of playing professional football all around the world. A journey that still continues today...

    • 1 hr 57 min
    #07 Rachel McCann - The Journey of a Happy Athlete

    #07 Rachel McCann - The Journey of a Happy Athlete

    Rachel McCann had one goal in mind and that was to play for the Black Sticks as soon as possible. Peers around her were making their debuts for New Zealand and it took a few years to realize that she was on her own journey. McCann eventually made her debut for the Black Sticks and enjoyed a good run of games and started to feel more comfortable in the team. But then McCann missed selection for the Rio Olympics squad and her career started to take a different turn. Thats when the Happy Athlete journey began.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    #06 Jeetan Patel - Fake it to Make it Journey

    #06 Jeetan Patel - Fake it to Make it Journey

    Former New Zealand Cricket player and who in 2019 retired from a near 20-year career with the Wellington Firebirds. Still playing for Warwickshire County Cricket team and newly appointed as England's Spin Coach. He has seen it all when it comes to riding the ups and downs of being a Professional Cricketer. Maintaining a 20-year professional sporting career comes with its challenges and he could relate to most situations a sportsperson can experience in a sporting career.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    #05 Bailey Mes - A Journey of Resilience

    #05 Bailey Mes - A Journey of Resilience

    Professional Netball player, Bailey Mes has experienced it all with a sporting career. In 2012, in what was called a ‘Shock Selection’, after an amazing trial, Mes her debut against South Africa. At one point in Bailey’s career, she had more games for the Silver Ferns than for the Northern Mystics. By 2018, she had over 40 caps for New Zealand, but after a disastrous display from the Silver Ferns at the Commonwealth Games, Mes was dropped and faced one of her toughest years of being a professional.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #04 Suzie Bates - Journey of a Dream Come True

    #04 Suzie Bates - Journey of a Dream Come True

    When Suzie Bates was growing up, she dreamed of representing New Zealand in Basketball & Cricket, but never thought that she would be able to do it for a career. Arguably New Zealand’s greatest ever women’s cricketer, Bates has had an amazing career that is not finished yet. Turning points in Bates career, were when she felt she had failed ‘mentally’ in the key moments of two World Cup Finals. Improving her mindset, Suzie's game is forever improving as the quest continues for that elusive World Cup.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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