Episode from the podcastExpand On That with Paris Wells

Ep 13: MATTHEW MITCHAM - Diving to live.

Released Monday, 19th June 2017
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You would think an Olympic Gold Medalist dreams of being an olympian from a young age, however believe it or not, Matthew Mitchem gained his diving skills from trampolining! In this detailed interview, Matt tells us about his initial failures to make the Olympics, and the personal journey that led him to meet his new coach. He not only made it to Beijing, he won gold! When the honeymoon was over, another journey began. Matt struggled with depression, narcotics addiction and restlessness. Although Matt struggled, it was his self awareness and vulnerability that rescued him. Now a talented and funny cabaret performer, Matt is having the time of his life. We loved talking to Matt, he even sang for us! Enjoy!