Raising Your Game

Riding into the Storm with Geoff Thomas MBE

July 27, 2021 Geoff Thomas Season 1 Episode 85
Raising Your Game
Riding into the Storm with Geoff Thomas MBE
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Raising Your Game
Riding into the Storm with Geoff Thomas MBE
Jul 27, 2021 Season 1 Episode 85
Geoff Thomas

Geoff Thomas is a former professional footballer having played for England and predominantly, Crystal Palace and Crewe Alexandra.

Lewis and Geoff talk about his experiences getting into football, the pressures of footballers now compared to when he started, a little on the recent Euros. What he believes it takes to be a good captain.

Geoff also shares his wisdom, but mainly his inspirational work now after he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia a year after his retirement. He talks about the emotional and physical journey going through the illness, the recovery and how he then took on the Tour De France the very next year.

This was one of the most inspiring and heartfelt stories we’ve had on the podcast.

Geoff on Instagram
Geoff on Twitter
Donate to Cure Leukaemia

Contact the show at [email protected]

This episode is sponsored by Sport Yogi.
Yoga, Mindfulness & Meditation for Athletes available on iOS & Android

Visit sportyogi.com/join-now to claim your 40% discount using 'raisingyourgame' at checkout.

Connect with Lewis at:
Instagram: @lewishatchett
For more on the podcast visit www.lewishatchett.com/podcast

Show Notes

Geoff Thomas is a former professional footballer having played for England and predominantly, Crystal Palace and Crewe Alexandra.

Lewis and Geoff talk about his experiences getting into football, the pressures of footballers now compared to when he started, a little on the recent Euros. What he believes it takes to be a good captain.

Geoff also shares his wisdom, but mainly his inspirational work now after he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia a year after his retirement. He talks about the emotional and physical journey going through the illness, the recovery and how he then took on the Tour De France the very next year.

This was one of the most inspiring and heartfelt stories we’ve had on the podcast.

Geoff on Instagram
Geoff on Twitter
Donate to Cure Leukaemia

Contact the show at [email protected]

This episode is sponsored by Sport Yogi.
Yoga, Mindfulness & Meditation for Athletes available on iOS & Android

Visit sportyogi.com/join-now to claim your 40% discount using 'raisingyourgame' at checkout.

Connect with Lewis at:
Instagram: @lewishatchett
For more on the podcast visit www.lewishatchett.com/podcast