STRIDE WITH MICHELLE GRIFFITH-ROBINSON: FORMER OLYMPIAN, SPEAKER AND MENTOR
What does it take to be an Olympian? In this week’s episode STRIDE Michaelle Griffith-Robinson former Olympic athlete shares how she finds focus, builds inner strength and goes after what she wants in life. Listen to this powerful and uplifting conversation on resilience and how the Olympic values impact her approach to life.
Michelle Griffith-Robinson is a former Olympic athlete, speaker and mother of three. She represented Great Britain for over two decades in the Triple jump. Michelle was the first woman to have jumped over 14 metres in the Commonwealth and joins only a handful of women in the UK to have done this. Michelle naturally followed her passion for helping others by setting up a successful personal training company in 1999. She has trained many celebrities including Mel B and Gail Porter to name a few.
Michelle is also one of the lead mentors for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust – which helps young people get their ‘lives back on track’. In 2016, Michelle appeared on a BBC lifeline appeal alongside Dame Kelly Holmes and was one of the guest speakers alongside Dame Kelly Holmes at the Institute of Directors Conference at the Royal Albert Hall. Michelle regularly speaks in schools and corporate companies about high performance and ‘winning at life’
WHAT WE COVER:
- Michelle’s Olympic journey
- What it is REALLY like to be a high performer and elite athlete
- Danusia shares why she didn’t (!) let her daughter go to dancing lessons
- Michelle shares how she teaches her children to become the best version of themselves
- The power of having different “teams” for different events
- Tips on building inner strength & resilience
- Wisdom on how to build resilience in children
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BE INSPIRED - KEY QUOTES FROM THE EPISODE:
- “Don’t give me half, because half doesn’t do anyone any favours” Michelle
- “Don’t leave any stone unturned, because your options are there” Michelle
- “I teach my children life is not fair. The fact is, we don’t start from the same place in life” Danusia
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