1 hr 10 min

Round-Up (TBD): #46 A different ‘Beast’ altogether – Mohamed Elshorbagy SQR+ Squash Radio

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We’ve got another Buckshot with two parts!
 
Return of Buckshot: Squash Legends, Semi-Retirement, and NSL Insights
 
In this special edition of 'Buckshot,' Bill returns after a brief hiatus to discuss semi-retirement and share anecdotes about boating mishaps. The conversation then shifts to the world of professional squash, examining Noran Gohar's remarkable winning streak and the intriguing men’s PSA Player of the Year Award. We celebrate the success of the inaugural season of the National Squash League (NSL), highlighting the engaging fan experience and the league's promising future.
 
Mohamed ElShorbagy on Injury Recovery, PSA Board Insights, and Career Reflections
 
The legend Mohamed ElShorbagy discusses various facets of his career, providing an in-depth look at his journey. ElShorbagy talks about his recent struggles with an abductor injury and his plans for recovery ahead of the British Nationals. He reflects on his past injuries, the challenges of maintaining peak performance throughout a demanding season, and the importance of adapting to different phases in his career.
 
ElShorbagy also addresses issues surrounding the PSA World Tour Finals and the organization's efforts to handle logistical challenges. As a player representative on the PSA board, he offers valuable insight into the decision-making processes that impact major events. Next he shares stories from his early career, including his move to England and how Jonah Barrington's mentorship shaped his game. He also touches on future aspirations post-retirement, such as coaching and possibly contributing to squash media. The episode provides a rich dialogue on both the personal and professional aspects of a top-tier squash player's life.
 
Timestamps:
 
00:00 Welcome Back to Buckshot!
01:15 Semi-Retirement Tales
01:41 Boat Troubles and Fixes
03:00 Retirement Plans and Reflections
04:58 Noran Gohar's Winning Streak
06:22 PSA Player of the Year Controversy
13:08 National Squash League Highlights
17:21 Exciting Future for Squash
20:42 Interview with Mohammad Algi
27:23 Introduction and Guest Welcome
28:42 Discussing Injuries and Recovery
30:46 World Tour Finals Experience
32:38 PSA Board and Event Challenges
38:31 New National Coach Announcement
44:24 Reflecting on Career Beginnings
49:48 Achieving World Number One
51:34 Facing the Pressure of Being Number One
52:35 Memorable Matches and Rivalries
53:42 Respect and Rivalry with Nick Matthew
54:28 Challenges and Inspirations
58:23 Life Between Egypt and England
63:43 Financial Realities of Professional Squash
69:42 Future Plans and Legacy
 
Download, share, subscribe! Thanks for listening!  
 
REACH OUT:  FAN FOLLOW UP Don’t forget, send in your fan questions or comments and might share them on air. 
 
So reach out us on social media or email squashradio@gmail.com. As always, thanks for listening!
 

We’ve got another Buckshot with two parts!
 
Return of Buckshot: Squash Legends, Semi-Retirement, and NSL Insights
 
In this special edition of 'Buckshot,' Bill returns after a brief hiatus to discuss semi-retirement and share anecdotes about boating mishaps. The conversation then shifts to the world of professional squash, examining Noran Gohar's remarkable winning streak and the intriguing men’s PSA Player of the Year Award. We celebrate the success of the inaugural season of the National Squash League (NSL), highlighting the engaging fan experience and the league's promising future.
 
Mohamed ElShorbagy on Injury Recovery, PSA Board Insights, and Career Reflections
 
The legend Mohamed ElShorbagy discusses various facets of his career, providing an in-depth look at his journey. ElShorbagy talks about his recent struggles with an abductor injury and his plans for recovery ahead of the British Nationals. He reflects on his past injuries, the challenges of maintaining peak performance throughout a demanding season, and the importance of adapting to different phases in his career.
 
ElShorbagy also addresses issues surrounding the PSA World Tour Finals and the organization's efforts to handle logistical challenges. As a player representative on the PSA board, he offers valuable insight into the decision-making processes that impact major events. Next he shares stories from his early career, including his move to England and how Jonah Barrington's mentorship shaped his game. He also touches on future aspirations post-retirement, such as coaching and possibly contributing to squash media. The episode provides a rich dialogue on both the personal and professional aspects of a top-tier squash player's life.
 
Timestamps:
 
00:00 Welcome Back to Buckshot!
01:15 Semi-Retirement Tales
01:41 Boat Troubles and Fixes
03:00 Retirement Plans and Reflections
04:58 Noran Gohar's Winning Streak
06:22 PSA Player of the Year Controversy
13:08 National Squash League Highlights
17:21 Exciting Future for Squash
20:42 Interview with Mohammad Algi
27:23 Introduction and Guest Welcome
28:42 Discussing Injuries and Recovery
30:46 World Tour Finals Experience
32:38 PSA Board and Event Challenges
38:31 New National Coach Announcement
44:24 Reflecting on Career Beginnings
49:48 Achieving World Number One
51:34 Facing the Pressure of Being Number One
52:35 Memorable Matches and Rivalries
53:42 Respect and Rivalry with Nick Matthew
54:28 Challenges and Inspirations
58:23 Life Between Egypt and England
63:43 Financial Realities of Professional Squash
69:42 Future Plans and Legacy
 
Download, share, subscribe! Thanks for listening!  
 
REACH OUT:  FAN FOLLOW UP Don’t forget, send in your fan questions or comments and might share them on air. 
 
So reach out us on social media or email squashradio@gmail.com. As always, thanks for listening!
 

1 hr 10 min

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