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8. Breaking My Neck Was The Best Thing That Happened To Me - Marc Stcherbina The ION Performance Podcast

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As a professional rugby player Marc Stcherbina played across the world - beginning his career in his home nation of Australia before moving to France, then England and finally to Wales where in a freak tackle at 32 years old he broke his neck. It was an injury that left him paralysed for a period, and he needed all his mental strength to turn his life around, and to also find a new career. 



Yet, not one for pity, Marc, or 'Stabby', calls his career ending neck injury ‘the best thing that happened’ to him....



What does it take to have such mental toughness, perseverance and a positive outlook on life after such a dramatic life event?



Discussed on the episode are:



1:00 California Life



3:30 Travel Through Rugby



11:30 Eddy Jones The Straight Shooter



15:00 Worst Game of Robin’s Career



18:00 King Carlos



20:00 Xav Rush, Jonah Lomu, Cardiff



25:00 The Injury



30:40 The Best Thing That Happened To Me



36:00 Next Life Chapter



42:00 Corona Article



44:00 The Why The Discipline



50:30 Relationships and Connections



Here's a link to Marc's blog post discussed in the podcast, check it out and have a read:



https://winningeq.com/2020/05/6-ways-my-sports-injuries-prepared-me-for-the-coronavirus/



Find us online on:

@rob_s_taylor

@ION_Cardiff

https://winningeq.com/

As a professional rugby player Marc Stcherbina played across the world - beginning his career in his home nation of Australia before moving to France, then England and finally to Wales where in a freak tackle at 32 years old he broke his neck. It was an injury that left him paralysed for a period, and he needed all his mental strength to turn his life around, and to also find a new career. 



Yet, not one for pity, Marc, or 'Stabby', calls his career ending neck injury ‘the best thing that happened’ to him....



What does it take to have such mental toughness, perseverance and a positive outlook on life after such a dramatic life event?



Discussed on the episode are:



1:00 California Life



3:30 Travel Through Rugby



11:30 Eddy Jones The Straight Shooter



15:00 Worst Game of Robin’s Career



18:00 King Carlos



20:00 Xav Rush, Jonah Lomu, Cardiff



25:00 The Injury



30:40 The Best Thing That Happened To Me



36:00 Next Life Chapter



42:00 Corona Article



44:00 The Why The Discipline



50:30 Relationships and Connections



Here's a link to Marc's blog post discussed in the podcast, check it out and have a read:



https://winningeq.com/2020/05/6-ways-my-sports-injuries-prepared-me-for-the-coronavirus/



Find us online on:

@rob_s_taylor

@ION_Cardiff

https://winningeq.com/

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