Episode 119

Choosing a husband wisely! - Alison Peasegood, Paralympics GB Para triathlon

Published on: 9th July, 2021

Alison Peasegood has been named in the GB Paralympics team to compete at Para triathlon. Alison Peasegood will compete in PTVI which is for athletes with visual impairment, less than ten per cent vision.

Alison won silver in Rio and she's back for more with her new guide Nikki Bartlett. Alison talks about the challenges of social distancing when needing a guide to train in swimming, cycling and running.

It's helped massively that she chose to marry a triathlete! Her husband is planning a marathon bike ride from their home in Scotland to his parent's house in Cambridgeshire to watch the Paralympics.

Alison recently one bronze in her first race in nearly two years in the world series event in Leeds.

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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.