Toby Talks

Toby Talks

Toby Talks: Toby interviews influential people achieving the extraordinary whether that is through sport, work or their personal life.

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August 26, 2020 32 min
Following his appearance on a BBC documentary with Sir Chris Hoy exploring the world of Japanese Keirin, I sat down with Joe to discuss his ambitions to follow in a line of track cycling royalty.

Joe has already competed at the highest level and aims to secure a spot at the delayed Olympics next Summer in Tokyo. The delay was a blessing in disguise for Joe who has been suffering from a setback due to a back injury.

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Welcome to another episode of Toby Talks. This week I am talking to Esme Burge after a phenomenal couple of years that has seen her juggle studying at the University of Nottingham and breaking in Team GB's Hockey side.

Esme has huge aspirations to help guide Team GB's Women's Hockey to a consecutive Olympic gold medal. The icing on the cake would be to have her dedicated family and support system there to watch too.

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On what should have been the penultimate day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Joe explained how his quest for Modern Pentathlon Olympic Gold is on hold. Joe discusses his lung busting training schedule, trying not to enjoy freshers too much at the University of Bath and enjoying a special Olympic village performance from the Jamaican team at Rio 2016 that included a certain Usain Bolt. He hasn't let lockdown hinder him though, setti...
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Team GB's Amber is the sport's youngest ever female World Champion in Skeet Shooting. Shortly after she was named young sport personality of the year and then represented Team GB at the Rio Olympics. Amber is paving the way for young female athletes in a stereotypically male, middle class sport. Amber isn't your typical sharp shooter so hear how she aims to change the perception of the sport for which she possesses a gi...
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Judy Murray has, for years, been quietly implementing steps to bring equality to tennis. Both in her work to help bring sport to the most disadvantaged communities in Scotland and providing a powerful female voice to the top of the professional game. It is her work that has provided an opportunity for so many.

Whilst Judy has worked tirelessly, both her and her sons Andy & Jamie Murray have had to cope with immense media scruti...
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June 26, 2020 49 min
Tom Williams talks through those final 5 minutes of Harlequins vs Leinster in the Heineken Cup Quarter Final that shook the rugby world to the core. He discusses the pressure and scrutiny he faced, his relationship (or lack of) with Dean Richards now and the lasting impact it had on his character. A truly fascinating story.
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