Christians in Sport
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The official podcast of Christians in Sport - interviews with former top level athletes about their career and their faith.
||CleanSteve Spooner | The Boot Room||“When I got injured I found a faith and stability in God when times were tough, when I was literally out of work. He was faithful and he brought me through.” These are the words of Steve Spooner, the third interview in our series looking at the u||28 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWayne Jacobs | The Boot Room||When we say we have guests who have seen it all - we meant it - and with Bradford City Legend, Wayne Jacobs, we really do! Wayne Jacobs has played in nearly every league in professional football in a 21 year career, defined by his time at Bradford C...||6 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGavin Peacock | The Boot Room||“Before I was a Christian football was my god so I was up and down according to how I played. When I came to know Jesus however, everything changed because Jesus is God and football was in its right place.” These are the words of Gavin Peacock, the||1 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe're (almost) back! The Boot Room - coming this Friday...||Set your alerts and tell your friends! This Friday we're back with a new series - The Boot Room - looking at the ups and downs of professional footballer through the lives of those who have played it.||29 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Retirement Question...the Olympic medallist||Welcome to the final episode of the Retirement Question - series four of The Christians in Sport Podcast. The finale sees Danno chatting to former rower Debbie Bruwer (née Flood), whose 15-year international career included two Olympic silver medals an||2 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Didn't you used to be...?" - Identity in the midst of retirement||Episode 3 sees Danno chatting to former rugby wildman turned youth coach Chris Jones and ex-Winter Olympian Adam Pengilly. The pair enjoyed successful, but vastly different careers in top-level sport, with Adam a skeleton slider and Chris an uncompromi.||5 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Retirement Question: The Major winner||Welcome back to the Retirement Question. We resume with Danno chatting to former professional golfer Alison Nicholas. The highlights of Alison’s 20 years at the pinnacle of golf included winning the 1997 US Open and captaining Europe to Solheim Cup vi||31 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Retirement Question: The professional footballer||For elite athletes, this is singularly the greatest issue. When you stop playing, you have no idea who you are, where you fit into society, what your future holds or how to conduct yourself. It’s a tremendous pressure on elite athletes and that’s wh||3 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno Down Under: A Commonwealth Games Special||Danno is in Australia as a chaplain at the Commonwealth Games. We interviewed him to find out what he's up to and what he's saying to top level athletes in this high-pressured environment.||8 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Adam Pengilly||With the Winter Olympics about to start, Danno dives into the adrenaline-filled world of skeleton to meet Adam Pengilly. Hurtling down an icy track lying prone on a sled at speeds of over 80 mph would scare the life out of most people, but Adam, a worl.||4 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Leadership Files: Selfless leadership in an Olympic boat||Welcome back to the Leadership Files. This time, we head into the world of elite rowing as Danno catches up with double Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Debbie Flood. As well as her successful career on the water, Debbie’s leader||4 1 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Leadership Files: Sleepless nights as the Solheim Cup captain||Welcome back to the Leadership Files. This time, we return to the world of golf as Danno catches up with former US Open champion and victorious Solheim Cup captain Alison Nicholas. From the outset, Alison shares how Christian faith has shaped her leade.||30 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Leadership Files: Coaching as a Christian at the House of Pain||Welcome to the Leadership Files - series three of The Christians in Sport Podcast. We kick off with Danno catching up again with former rugby wildman turned youth coach Chris Jones. Recorded at the ‘House of Pain’ - the home of Pontypridd RFC, the p||2 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChurch and the top-level sportsperson||Why should Christian athletes at the top level get stuck into church? That’s the question we’re tackling on the latest Christians in Sport Podcast. Having met a series of elite sportspeople over the course of the year, we now discuss another key iss||6 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan you be an elite sportsperson and a Christian?||A special roundtable podcast with Graham Daniels interviewing Olympian Debbie Flood and footballer Linvoy Primus about what its like being a Christian and a top-level athlete and if the two can go together.||1 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Val Gin||We move into the world of coaching for our latest podcast as Danno crosses the Pond to meet Val Gin. A professor of kinesiology at Gordon College, Massachusetts, Val was a successful women’s volleyball and softball coach for 13 years before changing h||4 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Ann O'Flynn||With the RBS 6 Nations in full flow, we return to the rugby field for this month’s Christians in Sport Podcast with former England international Ann O'Flynn. Listen to this absorbing podcast as Ann talks about: - Being an “anomaly” as a girl||9 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Chris Jones||We are marking the return of the Six Nations with a foray into the world of rugby union for the latest Christians in Sport podcast, but this month’s interviewee has a far from conventional tale to tell. Danno meets wildman turned inspirational youth..||2 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Darren Moore||We kick off the new year on the Christians in Sport podcast with a trip to the Hawthorns – home of West Bromwich Albion. Here Danno meets former West Brom, Derby and Portsmouth defender Darren Moore, who is now First Team Coach of West Brom. Listen ..||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Niel Louw||Paralympian Niel Louw has an amazing story. Listen to the podcast as Niel talks about - The freak accident that should have killed him (2mins 20secs) - The great opportunity God gave him as a disabled athlete (5.10) - Winning his first Para...||2 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Jane Powell||Jane Powell is now involved with her fourth different international sport in an illustrious career as a player and now a coach. Listen to as Jane talks about: - Choosing which sports to play (1min 43secs) - Her ambitions growing up (4.35) - Lea...||3 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Adriano Medeiros||Buckle up as we begin series two of the Christians in Sport Podcast with a visit to the high-speed world of motorsport. Seeking career advice from an ex-Formula 1 driver proved a life-changing experience for Adriano Medeiros. Hoping for some help...||6 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOlympics Special||As the Rio Olympics get under way, ex-athletes Debbie Flood and Adam Pengilly tell us what it is like to compete at the games. Debbie won silver medals as a rower at Athens and Beijing and also reached the final in London. Adam raced skeleton bobsleig.||4 8 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOut next Friday - Olympic Special with Adam Pengilly and Debbie Flood||Out next Friday - a special Olympic podcast as Graham Daniels interviews Olympians Adam Pengilly and Debbie Flood about what it's like being a Christian at the Olympics.||29 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview with Premier Radio about the Sports Mission Pack||Find out about the Sports Mission Pack (sportsmissionpack.co.uk) produced by Christians in the Sport this summer as Anna Cookson on Premier Radio interviews Jonny Reid of Christians in Sport.||23 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat does the Bible say about losing?||An audio extract of an article written about doping and what the Christian faith has to say about it. To read the full article go to christiansinsport.org.uk/losing||6 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Parys Edwards||PARYS Edwards has competed at the top level in two different sports over a 20-year career that is still going strong. Starting off as junior hockey international in her native Zimbabwe, she then represented South Africa at under 21 and student level. ..||30 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanComing Soon - The Christians in Sport Podcast with Parys Edwards||Out this Friday - Danno has a chat with top triathlete Parys Edwards. Listen to this teaser now. Produced with Effie Productions||27 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat does the Bible say about doping?||An audio extract of an article written about doping and what the Christian faith has to say about it. To read the full article go to christiansinsport.org.uk/doping||16 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Andy Sinton||Andy Sinton is a former professional footballer with 12 England caps to his name, including appearance a Euro 1992. He made over 650 professional appearances with the bulk of his time spent playing in the Premier League for QPR, Sheffield Wednesday and.||9 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Alison Nicholas||Alison Nicholas is a British golfer who reached the pinnacle of the sport in a highly successful career as both a player and then later on as the captain of a victorious Solheim Cup winning team in 2011. In a fascinating interview with Graham Daniels, .||29 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Linvoy Primus||Linvoy Primus played professional football for 16 years including nine years for Portsmouth where he became a cult hero. In a wide ranging conversation with Graham Daniels, he talks about the uncertainty he felt as he started out his career before ...||31 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Garin Jenkins||Garin Jenkins is a former Welsh rugby union player capped 58 times by his country. He played in three World Cups and multiple Five and Six Nations tournaments. In conversation with Graham Daniels, he tells us about his battle with misdirected passi...||1 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Debbie Flood||Debbie Flood is a rower who was won medals at two Olympic games and won three World Championship gold medals. In a wide-ranging interview with Graham Daniels, she narrates her unlikely start in sport and how her faith has fundamentally impacted her lif.||31 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanno meets...Cyrille Regis||Cyrille Regis is a former international footballer and FA Cup winner. In conversation with Graham Daniels, he reflects on a professional career spanning 19 years and shares how his faith has influenced his career and life. Produced with Effie Produ...||30 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
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A great interview - very real and well worth a listen. A great encouragement if you are a Christian and something provocative and engaging to think about if you are not!
Great interviews. Inspiring stories. Great to see how God has worked in these people's lives.
Excellent episode where Graham Daniels interviews Debbie Flood. What a great interview, what a great life story and what a great God they both follow!!!