Mad Len Strikes Back
Apr09

Mad Len Strikes Back

It’s part two of our engaging interview with Ciarán Ó Lionáird where he tells us about a typical day of training up at altitude, what Nick Symmonds eats for breakfast, answers the listeners questions.

Achilles healed; Ó Lionáird back on track
Apr02

Achilles healed; Ó Lionáird back on track

Let’s get straight to it: Ciarán Ó Lionáird, 3:52 miler, World finalist, European indoor medallist, and now, most importantly of all, a Jumping The Gun guest.

Defending Principle 6, Sport as a Human Right
Feb14

Defending Principle 6, Sport as a Human Right

There is something truly captivating about the crucible of Olympic competition. From growing up as an avid sports fan, to competing in the Olympic Stadium in London two years ago.

Time ‘in the zone’ about as good as it gets for athletes at every level
Jan29

Time ‘in the zone’ about as good as it gets for athletes at every level

There is a good line from Greg Louganis which I’ve always subscribed to. He surmises that sport, at its most perfect, is simply ‘meditation in motion’.