Raising Your Game

Playing the Hand You're Dealt with Siobhan-Marie O’connor

September 14, 2021 Siobhan-Marie O'Connor Season 1 Episode 92
Raising Your Game
Playing the Hand You're Dealt with Siobhan-Marie O’connor
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Raising Your Game
Playing the Hand You're Dealt with Siobhan-Marie O’connor
Sep 14, 2021 Season 1 Episode 92
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor is an Olympic Silver Medalist & World Champion Swimmer who was forced to retire from her sport at the age of 25 due to health complications caused by Ulcerative Colitis.

Siobhan's story is one of how against physical struggle she was able to make it to the top and achieve success. Lewis and Siobhan talk about how she grew up with the condition and how life was before and after the diagnosis, the issues that it causes, competing in the world championships and Olympics at a young age, second chances, self-belief, her amazing relationship with her coach and a brilliant system to track her progress and leave her feeling confident she had done everything that she was able to perform to her best.

Siobhan's story is one of triumph against physical challenges which she embodies the belief that if you want something enough you really can achieve it.

Find Siobhan on Instagram & Twitter

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
Contact the show at [email protected]

Show Notes

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor is an Olympic Silver Medalist & World Champion Swimmer who was forced to retire from her sport at the age of 25 due to health complications caused by Ulcerative Colitis.

Siobhan's story is one of how against physical struggle she was able to make it to the top and achieve success. Lewis and Siobhan talk about how she grew up with the condition and how life was before and after the diagnosis, the issues that it causes, competing in the world championships and Olympics at a young age, second chances, self-belief, her amazing relationship with her coach and a brilliant system to track her progress and leave her feeling confident she had done everything that she was able to perform to her best.

Siobhan's story is one of triumph against physical challenges which she embodies the belief that if you want something enough you really can achieve it.

Find Siobhan on Instagram & Twitter

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
Contact the show at [email protected]