28 episodes

The Sports Insider Podcast takes a in-depth and informal look at the world of sport, showcasing the stories pf sports professionals and athletes that are often overlooked by the mainstream media.



The show is hosted by Duncan Jenkinson (ECB, Table Tennis England, Colchester United FC) with occasional guest host Steve McFadyen (Middlesex FA & Special Olympics Table Tennis Coach).

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The Sports Insider Podcast takes a in-depth and informal look at the world of sport, showcasing the stories pf sports professionals and athletes that are often overlooked by the mainstream media.



The show is hosted by Duncan Jenkinson (ECB, Table Tennis England, Colchester United FC) with occasional guest host Steve McFadyen (Middlesex FA & Special Olympics Table Tennis Coach).

    Real Tennis

    Real Tennis

    What is Real Tennis – and why is it so enjoyable?  















    I’m joined by World #15 Josh Smith, Top Ladies Player Lesley Ronaldson, and Giles Doy of the Royal Tennis Court at Hampton Court Palace, to find out – 







    – What makes Real Tennis so unique as a sport? – What does the role of a Professional entail?– What does it take to reach the top of the game? 







    Links –







    – The Royal Tennis Court – https://www.royaltenniscourt.com/– Tennis & Racket Association – https://www.tennisandrackets.com/  – YouTube – “Epic Real Tennis Rallies” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VBgq2S3J28  







    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com

    • 50 min
    Three Sided Football

    Three Sided Football

    What makes Three Sided Football such an exciting and unique version of the beautiful game? 















    I’m joined by Ben & Owen from ThreeSidedFootball.com to find out –







    – Who created the Three Sided version of the game?– What makes it so unique and tactical?– How do alliances and diplomatic skills lead to footballing victory?







    Links –







    – ThreeSidedFootball – www.threesidedfootball.com– Three Sided Football – Is This The Future? www.youtube.com/watch?v=W64ySTJg1j0– Discovering Three Sided Football – www.si.com/more-sports/2011/11/30/3-teammatch







    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com 

    • 43 min
    Pickleball

    Pickleball

    What makes Pickleball such an addictive, inclusive and exciting sport? 















    To find out, I’m joined by Louis Laville & Thaddea Lock (the UK’s #1 players), Karen & Chris Mitchell from Pickleball England, and Sam Basford, a top player, coach and director.







    I find out –







    – What is Pickleball, and what makes it so addictive?– Why is Pickleball growing so rapidly?– What does it take to reach the top of the sport?







    Links –







    – Pickleball England – www.pickleballengland.org– Thaddea & Louis’s final – English Open 2019 – www.youtube.com/watch?v=17VaOFWG2Xc&t=96s– The best point of the English Open 2019: www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpgZlBnO1tQ







    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com

    • 42 min
    Skeleton

    Skeleton

    What is it really like sliding head-first down an icy track at over 90mph?















    In this episode I’m joined by GB athletes Patrick Atkin and Matt Weston, who compete in the fast and exciting sport of Skeleton, to find out –







    – How did the “Discover Your Gold” programme lead them to the sport?– How has the GB Team managed to be so successful without a home track?– What was it like competing in the World Championships?







    Links







    British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association – www.thebbsa.co.uk/the-bbsa/Discover Your Gold Programme – www.uksport.gov.uk/our-work/talent-id







    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com

    • 49 min
    Rugby League World Cup 2021

    Rugby League World Cup 2021

    What makes next year’s Rugby League World Cup so exciting for the sport?















    In this episode I’m joined by three key people from the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, taking place next year in England. I spoke to Jon Dutton, the competition’s CEO, Tracy Power, the Legacy Director, and James Simpson, who plays for Leeds Rhinos and will be competing for England, to find out –







    – What makes this World Cup unique for the sport?– How excited is James to compete within a home World Cup?– What legacy plans does the tournament have to grow Rugby League?







    Links









    RLWC 2021 Website – www.rlwc2021.comRFL Website – www.rugby-league.com/the_rfl









    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com

    • 31 min
    19 Bike Polo

    19 Bike Polo

    What is Bike Polo – and what makes it a great sport?















    In the third series, I chat to experts and athletes from extreme and unusual sports. In the final episode, I chat to Max, Jesse, Ben and Matt from London Bike Polo to find out –







    – What is Bike Polo all about?– What makes it such a welcoming and inclusive sport?– How has Hardcourt Bike Polo grown in recent years in urban environments?







    Links







    London Fixed Gear & Single Speed – www.lfgss.comLondon Bike Polo Facebook – www.facebook.com/londonbikepoloLondon Bike Polo Instagram –www.instagram.com/londonbikepolo







    To follow the show, get in touch and find out about upcoming episodes, visit sportsinsiderpodcast.com, facebook.com/PodcastInsider & Twitter (@Podcastinsider) or contact duncan@sportsinsiderpodcast.com

    • 27 min

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Trobadour ,

Superb Owl!!!

Hey man, great job. I discovered your podcast through Ian, after joining the Facebook group. Awesome podcast.

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Duncan is a Rockstar

Great work Duncan.

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