Episode 91

A new sport for the Games - Matt Bush GB Para Taekwondo

Published on: 28th May, 2021

Matt Bush talks to me about being on the team for the debut of Para Taekwondo at the Paralympics.

Matt talks about his journey into the sport; what he loves about it and how he balances training with working for the family firm. He also talks about how he had to convince his local gym owner that

He came close to making Rio in 2016 in the javelin.

Thanks for listening and for all the feedback!

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Destination Tokyo
Olympic and Paralympic stories in the run up to the Tokyo Games.
I’ve covered 5 Olympic and 5 Paralympic Games at home and abroad. Tokyo 2020 was to have been numbers 6. So how are the athletes preparing during Covid times. And what are they learning in the run up to the Games. The Podcast lasts around 10 mins and comes out daily, Monday to Friday. I’m also using it to raise money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres to thank them for the help they’ve given my wife and family during her bowel cancer journey.
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Mark Shardlow

Hi - I'm Mark, a Sports Journalist specialising in Olympic and Paralympic Sports. I also help others podcast.