Tag: Olympics

Monday Morning Motivation: Yusra Mardini

This week’s motivation is provided by the inspirational swimmer Yusra Mardini. In 2016, Mardini represented Team Refugee at the Rio Olympics. She competed in the 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly swimming events. Less than a year beforehand she had fled war-torn Syria. From refugee to Olympian – Yusra Mardini’s incredible journey Her father, a professional swim coach, started Mardini swimming at the...

Monday Morning Motivation – We are the superhumans

I absolutely love We are the superhumans, the advert for the Paralympics. I’m also impressed that it doesn’t only feature British athletes. Here’s a list of the featured athletes: Hannah Cockcroft – ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Racer (00:32). Mel Nicholls – ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Racer (00:34). Joren Teeuwen – Netherlands Paralympics High Jumper (00:37). Matt Stutzman – USParalympics Archer (00:49). ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Rugby Team...

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