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Abid Imam Presents: Clive Waterhouse (Former AFL star for the Fremantle Dockers)

It’s good to be back. I had ten minutes to reminisce with a player remembered fondly by fans of the Fremantle Dockers in the AFL. Clive Waterhouse battled through 106 games and kicked 178 goals for the club in their foundation phase between 1996 to 2004. He was part of many firsts for the club and tantalised us with moments of absolute brilliance such as a 7-goal haul in a match against Freo’s cross-town rivals which is now dubbed the ‘Demolition Derby’. We recall these moments and check...


Road To Rio 12 - Rio Reflections ft @mrdaverobbo (Review of The Games by 2 Aussies who were there)

Show Notes: abidimam.com/podcasts/rio12robbo The Olympics/Paralympics are the biggest sporting events in the universe. It was held in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Rio de Janeiro. There was controversy, scandal, incredible feats of sporting prowess, danger, beauty, challenges and charm. What was it actually like behind the scenes, away from your screens? Dave ‘Robbo’ Robertson @mrdaverobbo (Aussie Athletics commentator extraordinaire) joins me as we both reminisce and...


Road To Rio 8 - Ellia Green (Star Australian Women's Rugby 7's Player)

Show Notes: abidimam.com/podcasts/rio8elliagreen Ellia Green is just an incredible athlete. Coming from a Track & Field background, she made her way into the Australian Women’s Rugby 7’s team in 2013, making an immediate impact with her breathtaking speed, scoring memorable tries. Australia are reigning world champions and favoured to do well in Rio. Ellia and i had a great chat about her transition from athletics to rugby, the growth of Rugby 7’s and some of her performance tips. It was...


Road To Rio 7 - Scott Keach (Dual Australian Olympic Equestrian Showjumper)

Scott Keach is a Dual Australian Olympic Equestrian Showjumper. His selection means he will smash an Australian record for the longest break between Olympic Games. He competed at Seoul 1988 and is off to Rio 28 years later. Scott takes us through the following: - An insight into the various disciplines within Equestrian. - The process of sourcing his horse, Fedor. - Nuances of mindset and considerations when riding at an elite level. - His formative experiences riding, how a country...


Road To Rio 3 - Kylie Wheeler (Dual Olympic Heptathlete & 4 Time Australian National Champion)

Kylie Wheeler is a dual Olympian who competed in one of the most demanding events, Heptathlon. As a four time National Champion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), she gives a superb explanation of how this event is structured and her training. Kylie takes us into what it was like competing at Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and winning silver at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. On ‘Brazilian Bits’ Fernanda and Lucas share some vital language tips. Show Notes:...


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