Episode #10 When The Dream Is Caged
“No matter how dark it is, if there is a little bit of light, find it. Never EVER give up.”
Audley Harrison came from a broken home and a poor neighborhood in London. In a tug of war between sports and running the streets, he became an official bad boy by age 16 until…he was locked up in jail for 18 months. Determined to change his title, he discovered his talent and passion for boxing, which took him all the way to Olympic Gold and changed the face of boxing in Great Britain.
This podcast explores the questions: What does it take to overcome major setbacks? How can a victim become a victor? Is it possible to rewrite your life's story?
Listen to this amazing Hero's Journey where Audley turns his life around and encourages others to Never Give Up.
Audley Harrison *MBE is a name synonymous with British boxing. Fighting in the heavyweight division, he amassed a striking number of titles, including Commonwealth Gold in 1998 and an Olympic Gold medal in Sydney 2 years later.
Audley’s remarkable success and significant contribution to sport was recognized in 2001 when he was awarded an MBE by the Queen. He brought boxing to the forefront of British sport and became a true icon.
Since his retirement in 2015, he has worked as an ambassador for various causes, inspiring the younger generation to take up sport and positive pastimes to deter them from dysfunctional activities.
Audley is married to his lovely wife Raychel and they share two beautiful children, Ariella and Hudson.
You can learn more about Audley at audleyharrison.com and follow him on Instagram and Twitter.
Listen to his song Never Ever Give Up.
THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY THESE GENEROUS PATRONS:
GENE & SUSAN MILLER • JOHN & KAREN FERRARO • ROBIN SEVERN-FISCHETTE • PETER & SUSAN SVENSK