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Vurbl People Audio Intro Listen to this compilation of insightful interviews, quotes, commentary, news, and more surrounding some of the most well-known public figures. You can also use Vurbl's snippet tool to clip and share your favorite moments with friends, family, and audio creators.
James Cracknell, Flip van der Merwe and James Horwill at the Cambridge Union Last Thursday, The Blue Bird’s very own Nathan Johns and Charlotte Cutter hosted a panel for the Cambridge Union. Featuring James Cracknell, James Horwill and Flip van der Merwe, the discussion centred around professional sport and studying at the University of Cambridge.
Interview: James Cracknell It's our absolute honour and privilege to speak with double Olympic Gold Medalist James Cracknell. We talk about being a dad, the road to recovery and adventure.

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Lessons from James Cracknell Authentically being yourself creates both happiness and achievement. This is what Rob personally thinks success is about, we are all born with different strength and weaknesses, it is what makes people and life so interesting, as well as challenging. Key to all of this is the understanding that you too have your own strengths and weaknesses and that there are things you have strong bias towards.
This week Rob speaks about an interview he listened to on BBC Radio 4 with world class sportsman James Cracknell. A number of years ago James suffered a brain injury whilst cycling in the USA, this created many changes in James and impacted his life in ways he had never even imagined, including his personality.
KEY TAKEAWAYS

The more you try and understand others the more successful your life will become.
James believes that to become world class at something in sport you have to develop characteristics that are in direct opposition to being successful in the of rest life. What he means is that if you want to get to the top in sport, you have to develop characteristics like selfishness, one track mindedness and putting yourself first in every respect.
Something Rob teaches is that when you are going onto the pitch you have to put a &lsquo;game face on&rsquo; but that it&rsquo;s important to remember when you come off the pitch that you need to take on attributes that serve you in the rest of the world, such as empathy and understanding. You have to understand what hat to have on.
When speaking to the neurosurgeons and specialists after his injury, James was told that the part of his brain that was effected would mean he would see some personality changes. The parts of the personality that were truly &lsquo;him&rsquo; would be much more magnified. That he would become more engrained in the things that are naturally him, the aspects he has had to work/develop on would either become less or be absent completely.
The high divorce rate in people with these types of injuries illustrates that if you become magnified in your true nature without any balance, or forethought, then it may feel easier and more natural but there will be big consequences in your life.
James talked about himself and his life being defined by being an elite sportsman. There are positives in this however it can also be very limiting to define yourself just by one aspect of your life. It restricts what you see about yourself.
Something key you can do when coaching young players is to help them discover what defines them and helping them find influences.
Relationships the glue and what make life worth living.


BEST MOMENTS
&ldquo;It does appear there is some light at the end of the tunnel&rdquo;
&ldquo;If you want to be fantastic at what you do can you make that dilation between your personal and professional life?&rdquo;
&ldquo;One sledgehammer won&rsquo;t solve all problems&hellip;we need a whole tool bag&rdquo;
&ldquo;There is an 82% divorce rate in the people that suffer a brain injury&rdquo;
&ldquo;Happy people make successes in many areas of life&rdquo;
&ldquo;Life can be complex and there&rsquo;s not always simple answers&hellip;balance is a big key part of life&rdquo;

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ABOUT THE HOST
Rob Ryles is a UEFA A licensed coach with a League Managers Association qualification and a science and medicine background. He has worked in the football industry in Europe, USA, and Africa; at International, Premiership, League, Non-League and grassroots levels with both World Cup and European Championship experience.

Rob Ryles prides himself on having a forward thinking and progressive approach to the game built through his own experience as well as lessons learned from a number of highly successful managers and coaches.

The Leader Manager Coach Podcast is where we take a deep dive examining knowledge, philosophies, wisdom and insight to help you lead, manage and coach in football, sport and life.

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob
C-19 - James Cracknell - The Weave - How we deal with it - Essex UK (Ep 36) Back to Essex in the UK, Elliot chats with supporter of aspirational small business entrepreneurs, James Cracknell Co-founder of The Weave in Colchester. To find out how him and his network of business owners have been getting on throughout the Corona Virus Lockdown. From talking about his involvement in the University, helping people connect across the region and how working remotely has changed business. James expresses his views on how we can work together moving forward through the challenges. Find out how his innovative idea could be helping local business communities.
This is a Compelling New Series where your host Elliot chats to people from not just in Essex, surrounding areas and the UK, but Worldwide too! All about how the recent disruption to all of our lives, has changed how they live and work. How they are dealing with it and what ideas, advice and support they have for everybody in life and business right now
057: James Cracknell on Endeavour 057: James Cracknell on Endeavour
 
A note about CoronavriusWe, individuals, groups, communities, society look up to sporting heroes, we revere and admire their dedication, their persistence, their focus, the sacrifices they make to make the most of their often rare genetics and to do so on the greatest performance stage. As the world battles Coronavirus, we’re all going to be required to make sacrifices that we’ve never made before in pursuit of applying ourselves, to the collective goal of public health. We’ve thought hard about whether while the world is taking dramatic turn, whether the appropriateness of us publishing podcast episodes about a topic of human performance is even relevant. Certainly we can appreciate that if you normally tune in but your head is elsewhere at the moment then it might be better to switch off, go an focus on what you need to do (which hopefully isn’t stock piling toilet rolls) and listen to this again when it suits you best. We’ve decided to continue because perhaps these episodes can offer some inspiration, maybe an hour’s worth of distraction, perhaps to help refocus you on what you need to be doing. Also, there are a lot of people now distancing and isolating for the first time in their lives – I hope in some ways these episodes can be some supportive company and a positive influence as the worry and the noise surrounding the outbreak increases. This week's episode features my interview with James Cracknell.Two time Olympic Champion in coxless four rowing, part of perhaps the most renowned rowing crew of all time the Sydney 2000 four – a team I was honoured to support. On retirement, James didn’t put his feet up, in fact almost the opposite. He crossed the Atlantic with Ben Fogle, raced to the South Pole, kayaked the length of the Thames, was at the time the fastest Briton to run the Marathon de Sables, competed in the Yukon Arctic Ultra and has run the London Marathon numerous times with a best time of 2:43 which for a 90kg guy is phenomenal (at the time of recording James was headed for the London Marathon in a few weeks, but the event has now been postponed for now to October). In 2010 James undertook Ride Across America and was hit by a petrol tanker suffering a contrecoup brain injury – he is now a campaigner for the use of bike helmets – which effectively saved his life. Last year James became the oldest competitor and the oldest winner, in the history of the Oxford – Cambridge boat being twice as old as his crew mates and competitors and older than some of his crew mates dad’s. I worked with James in the pursuit of this goal and it was one of the most challenging cases I’ve worked on, to problem solve and innovate in such unique ways. James did so through some trying personal circumstances which played out in the press. In this conversation James and I discuss his early in drivers, becoming part of a crew with some of the highest achievers in sport Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Why he kept pushing towards goals after he retired from Olympic sport and his passions for public service and how through public policy he aspires to make the biggest difference to the people’s health and well-being. I do believe there is a lesson in here about creating intensity about doing what we need to do to accomplish something. I also think there is a message about feeling the fears but rather than being paralysed by them – acting upon them.
Happy listening, keep your distance and wash your hands folks!
Show notes
Steve and James discuss their long-standing relationship
Honesty and being unafraid to be unpopular
James’s return to high level sport and The Boat Race
James required a bespoke recovery programme that enabled him to come back stronger
The triple whammy of ultra-endurance endeavours, starvation on The Island and being 45!
Any reputation James had disappeared rapidly at the 5K ergo
Earning respect by beating Steve and Matthew
There are different ways to skin a cat!
James’s physiology
Being the best at everything that takes no natural talent    
Defending titles and building on success.
“Anyone can win once”
Switching sides and doing the double
The part vanity has to play in winning or losing
Pressure
Setting extraordinary goals
The challenges full time athletes face!
Motivating other people, being a burden, enjoying sport and rewarding yourself
Relationships, perspectives and differences
Swapping lycra for goretex or a gown at Cambridge and the binary nature of winning and losing
Strictly what’s the worst that could happen?!
Do not show weakness. Do not show the opposition you are tired.
Showing vulnerability
Don’t let them see you being sick
Winning by a second or 4, break the world record…no?!
Drop the flowers and don’t cry
Politics and influen
Interview With James Cracknell of Enfield Dispatch This podcast is an interview with James Cracknell of the Enfield Dispatch. James started the Dispatch about a year ago as a community newspaper in Enfield and here we ask him how it started, how it has developed and what he hopes for the future.
We also talk about the importance of community newspapers and social networks for information and engagement in the 21st century.

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Episode 278 - James Cracknell (Part Two) We speak to Kate Carter about the brilliant Wings for Life World Run, you rock your Marathon Talk kit around the World, the Jabra Podium is stacked, and Martin speaks to James Ruskin about the City of London Mile. Boy on the Run is back, Ellie Greenwood looks forward to Comrades and Training Talk is all about the why.
Episode 277 - James Cracknell (Part One) We saw some cracking racing at the 35th anniversary of the Virgin Money London Marathon including surprise winners in both the men's and the women's races. Paula said farewell. Tony ran London and brings us his Trials from the race, with Emu. We speak to Ben Pochee about the 'Night of the 10,000's' and legendary double Olympian rowing champion and adventurer, James Cracknell talks about his marathon. You Rate Your Run, there is a brilliant Jabra Podium and Training Talk looks at post race week things to do (or not).
James Cracknell In this episode of RunPod, Jenni chats with someone who is the ultimate endurance athlete. He’s fit, fast and focused. Running is also not his first sport. James Cracknell is known best for rowing however his skills as a runner are mighty impressive. He chats about festive fitness and running on Christmas Day as well as revealing which other non-runner Olympian is a pretty nifty sprinter. James also has some top tips for anyone keen to start out on a running journey, or improve and last the distance....although there is one interesting piece of advice that he dishes out which actually you may never have the guts to try!!! What is it?! Listen to find out. It’s a fascinating episode-and you’ll be completely in awe of James’ commitment to training. Enjoy.
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