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The Stories behind The Success, from The Athletes.

The Athlete's Voice Yona Knight-Wisdom

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The Stories behind The Success, from The Athletes.

    Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

    Lockdown, The End | YonaKWeekly 052

    It's the end of lockdown and I'm (secretly) ready to get back in the diving pool! But it hasn't been a waste of time, I've learned some valuable lessons worth taking forward.

    • 9 min
    Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

    Return To Training? | YonaKWeekly 051

    I took a few weeks for reflection after the emotionally charged Black Lives Matter episodes, I will continue to discuss this topic. But we may be able to return to training in the coming weeks which excites me, especially after seeing many other sports return almost to normal! Fingers crossed!!

    • 14 min
    My Story | The Civil Show

    My Story | The Civil Show

    I spoke with Tim Gallagher, one of my friends from my Leeds Beckett Sport Science course, about my introduction to diving, the highs and the lows of competition and my experience of the ultimate competition for an athlete, the Olympic games.Check out http://www.patreon.com/thehonestonlinecoach for more about Tim. Enjoy!

    • 46 min
    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Katie Bevan

    Politics graduate Katie Bevan has really had to go out of her way to learn about black history in the UK, those lessons are not easily accessible in the normal path of society. Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

    • 30 min
    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Aliyah Hasinah

    Aliyah is a member of BLMUK, the fundraiser I donated to last week. I wanted to find out some more information on who BLMUK are and what they are going to do with the near £1,000,000 they have raised! Here she tells me what the BLM Movement means to her and how she can help to be a part of the solution.

    • 29 min
    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

    What Does 'Black Lives Matter" Mean To... Tom Daley

    British Olympic Diver Tom Daley invited me for a conversation about my experiences as a black diver, but we also spoke about his understanding of discrimination and experiences of homophobia. Here he tells me what the BLM Movement means to him and how he can help to be a part of the solution.

    • 27 min

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