Rob Heffernan: Episode 140

21May

Rob Heffernan is about to make history by becoming the first Irish person to compete in five Olympics. This week Rob spoke openly to Jarlath about the extreme trials and tribulations of being an Olympic standard race walker and his constant battle with staying on top of the emotional challenges that being a world-class athlete brings. From heartfelt discussions about working closely with his wife and handling the nasty side of social media to mind games on the starting line and his strong views on how doping tests are being carried out this episode is packed full of fascinating insight into the life of one of Ireland’s elite sportsmen.

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