43 minutes | Oct 29th 2020

Running Industry Podcast #8 - Andy Walling - Lead Endurance Physio, British Athletics

In Episode 8 of the Running Industry Podcast we talk to Lead Endurance Physiotherapist at British Athletics, Andy Walling.Andy’s career to date has seen him as the Lead Endurance Physiotherapist for athletics and Team GB spanning the two Olympic cycles of Rio and Tokyo. He has also spent four and a half years as a senior Physiotherapist for the English institute of Sport, based at Bisham Abbey, and been the team physio at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018. He has worked at the British Olympic Association (BOA), providing care for all summer and winter Olympic sports, with a significant percentage being in foot and ankle injuriesHe is also a qualified Athletics coach and has coached athletes to national titles and regular Great Britain representation, is a 3:47 1500m runner, has a PhD in History prior to becoming a physio and this last couple of years been the physio to none other than Sir Mo Farah. We talk about his roles over the years, his thoughts on the current state of endurance running in the UK and how a nice cup of tea is as good as it gets! Follow Andy viaIG @andy_wallingFb @Andy.walling.52Running Industry Podcast Host: Matt WardProduced by amplifi www.amplifi.mediaIG @amplifimedia Tw @amplifimedia_www.runningindustrypodcast.com IG @runindustry Tw @runindustry All episodes of the running industry podcast are produced by and © amplifi.mediaYou can also show your support by donating to the running industry podcast via Patreon www.patreon.com/runningindustrypodcast
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