A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics

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Episode three of this WeThe15 mini-series of A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics sees Paralympic Games legend Tatyana McFadden quiz Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.  As part of the WeThe15 global cam
Australian Paralympic sensation Ellie Cole speaks with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, on WeThe15’s global importance in the second episode of this A Winning Mindset mini-series. Bachelet, who prior to he
To mark the launch of WeThe15, the biggest ever human rights movement to represent the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons speaks on the significance of WeThe15. The
Bebe Vio. The Rising Phoenix... One of the most recognisable Paralympians of all-time is the guest for the final episode of the series.  Contracting meningitis aged 11, Vio had both arms amputated and both legs from the knees down. Today, s
Kaleo Kanahele Maclay, a two-time Paralympic medallist, talks sitting volleyball, being a business owner and a mother to a three-year old son. Maclay, who represents USA in sitting volleyball, made her Paralympic bow at London 2012, winnin
Colombian swimmer Carlos Serrano discusses the importance of motivation, passion and purpose in the latest episode of A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics. Serrano, who won three Paralympic medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Game
Uganda’s star of the pool Husnah Kukundakwe discusses disability rights and representation in Africa and her hopes for the future of the world. Kukundakwe, who made her international debut at the 2019 Allianz Para Swimming World Championsh
German Paralympic great Markus Rehm speaks openly about a life which has seen him break every barrier that has stood in his way.  Rehm, the multiple-time Paralympic Games champion in long jump and world record holder at 8.48m, reflects on
A Paralympic skiier from Mexico isn’t something you expect to see too often. But Arly Velasquez doesn’t believe in expectations. Velasquez, one of a select few to ever represent Mexico at a Winter Paralympic Games, discusses the role of risk
Croatian snowboarder Bruno Bosnjak speaks candidly about the trauma of breaking his back twice, and how he overcame his darkest days to become a Paralympic medallist.    Bosnjak was severely injured after a snowboard accident when training fo
RJ Mitte answers YOUR questions about life with a disability and offers some tips to help you improve every day. The Hollywood actor, best known for appearing in Breaking Bad, discusses his life as part of a special short episode in which he
Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte joins us on A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics to discuss his love of the Paralympic Games and why he believes Hollywood should be doing more for persons with a disability. Mitte, who starred as Walt
Para athletics star Manuela Schär speaks about how to manage performance and stay at the pinnacle of sport.  In the latest episode of A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics, Schär provides an insight into how she manages her trainin
Hungarian Peter Pal Kiss discusses how he fought back from Guillain-Barré Syndrome to become a world champion on the water aged just 16.  Taken ill aged eight and having spent much of his childhood in hospital, Kiss emerged from the uncertai
Todd ‘The Hulk’ Hodgetts speaks candidly about life with autism in Australia and why he refuses to let disability control his life. He talks about focusing on what he can do and his coping strategies for managing his emotions and learning new s
Three-time Paralympian Sherif Osman takes time out from his training to discuss a career in sport and how incredible willpower has turned him into a sporting great.  Egyptian powerlifter Osman was born with polio. Growing up in a small rural
Ellen Keane sits down for an emotional discussion about how years of being conscious about her disability led to her becoming an international role model for young people across the world.  Keane, who represents Ireland in Para swimming, was
Daniel Chan opens up on how he learnt to accept himself and his disability after a road traffic accident in 2008.  The Para badminton player from Hong Kong was injured in a car accident aged 22, with the next 10 months of his life spent livi
Grace Wembolua is the focus of episode six of A Winning Mindset: Lessons From The Paralympics and talks in depth about the importance of body confidence.  Wembolua, who lost both legs in an arson attack aged four, has grown from a teenager s
Meica Horsburgh, the captain of Australia’s goalball side, sits down for a powerful and emotional discussion on mental health, bullying and how sport saved her life.  Horsburgh, who was born with albinism, was the victim of bullying, prejudi
Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee, talks about leading the Paralympic Movement through crises and how his leadership style has been inspired by Paralympians.   In this episode, he reveals how his career progres
Greece’s Paralympic boccia athlete Greg Polychronidis' story of overcoming failures, from being on the brink of quitting his career to becoming the leading athlete in the world. Greg Polychronidis opens up on his life, from being born with s
USA’s Paralympic multi-medallist Tatyana McFadden tells her story from scooting around her orphanage in St Petersburg, to changing legislation in the USA to allow equal opportunities to sport for kids with disabilities as well as her sporting c
In the first episode of A Winning Mindset, Jonnie Peacock, Great Britain’s double Paralympic 100m champion sits down with Andy Stevenson to recap his life and career as one of the world’s most famous Paralympians. He talks about growing up with
Welcome to a brand-new podcast series with some of the world's biggest Paralympic stars. In This series of interviews, we'll learn about their key qualities and how you can apply some of their experiences to your everyday life.  Allianz is a l
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