On this week’s episode of The Lion’s Den, we are celebrating International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge, so Charlotte speaks to Olympic rower Catherine Bishop, graduate of Pembroke College, about how this can be achieved in the world of sport. To read Charlotte’s interview with Catherine from last term on redefining success, see the link below. https://www.bluebirdnews.co.uk/women-in-sport-olympic-rower-on-redefining-success/
Two time Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee - one half of the Brownlee Brothers duo - talks his time at Girton, preparations for the upcoming Olympics and his attempts to break the world Ironman record.
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.
On this week’s episode of The Lion’s Den, we speak to Trinity Physics PhD Louise Shanahan. A middle distance runner from Ireland, Louise talks her impressive running CV, her plans to compete at the World Student Games this summer + Paris 2024, as well as why attitudes towards young female runners coming off junior success need to change.
Episode 1 of the new Student Athlete series of podcasts, presented by Jonny Andrews. Student Athlete is a series of interviews with Cambridge students discussing what it was like to grow up playing elite sport.
On our first ever episode, we kick things off by talking to Tom Ransley, Hughes Hall alumn and Olympic Gold Medallist for Team GB Rowing in 2016. Tom talks his decision to retire once the Tokyo Olympics were cancelled, his memories of The Boat Race and his plans now that he has hung up his oars.