Episode 1

Published on:

12th Nov 2020

The Launch

Welcome to the first Track and Ball Podcast. This is audio from the launch live stream which you can see on You Tube.

So who is Ellen White? Ellen reveals her achievements, her injuries and the things she loves to do.

And who is Richard Whitehead? Richard talks about his athletics journey, getting concussed during lockdown and why this podcast means so much to him.

Ellen's played at 3 football World Cups, the London 2012 Olympics and has 92 caps.

Richard won gold at the London 2012 paralympics and made it a 200m golden double at Rio in 2016.

This launch gives a taste of what's to come in the series - with Rebecca Adlington, Ronnie O'Sullivan and Greg Rutherford the first guests.

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About the Podcast

Track & Ball with Ellen White and Richard Whitehead
England footballer Ellen White and Paralympic Gold Medal winner Richard Whitehead give a real insight into the world of elite sport
We're going to take you into the world of elite sport and give you a real insight in to what it's like to step over the white line and compete against the best. The athletes, the coaches, the support staff.

So who are we? Ellen White is a footballer with Manchester City and England. Ellen's got three world cups to her name and his England's leading all-time goal scorer in that competition.

Richard Whitehead MBE is a double gold winning athlete at the Paralympics, including a memorable day at the London Games in 2012. He's also set the world record for a double leg amputee in the marathon and half marathon.

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Ellen and Richard