Old Boys in podcasts

Many well-known Old Boys have featured in podcasts. Here are just a few well worth a listen!

The Imperfects podcast – Jack Watts (OB 2009) interviewed by Hugh van Cuylenburg of The Resilience Project

Hugh describes Jack as very honest about his failures as a footballer and person. He talks about depression, the breakdown of his relationship and the impact this year has had on his family. It is a privilege to call Jack a friend. A great person who is, as you will hear, imperfect.

Understanding Boys podcast – Andrew Lauterstein interviewed by Dr Ray Swann, Deputy Headmaster, Head of Crowther Centre

Andrew is a triple Olympic medallist and World swimming champion, making him one of Australia’s most successful international level swimmers of his time.

Since his retirement from professional swimming, Andrew has become a successful business owner of a swimwear company and swim centre. Andrew continues to inspire, motivate, and coach upcoming athletes through clinics and educational presentations in which he shares his insights of being an Australian and international athlete. He mentors young athletes on the importance of attaining life balance and planning pathways for life after sport.

Sport & Life with Sam Kekovich and Leon Wiegard – Andrew Plympton (OB 1966)

Sam and Leon chat with the former St.Kilda president about his time at Moorabbin and how the Saints came close to merging with Carlton. They also dig into the circumstances that lead to the sacking of Stan Alves. He also chats about his sailing connections and his membership on the Australian Olympic Committee executive.

The Athlete Diaries – Will Pucovski (OB 2015)

On the field, Will Pucovski is the brightest prospect in Australian Cricket. Off the field, Will’s openness to share his story and challenges has provided an inspiring insight into the world of mental health.

In this episode Will’s bravery to be so vulnerable about the challenges he has had to face is inspiring. His attitude throughout it has also been an incredible testament to his character.

The Garbologist podcasts – Rick Ralph (OB 1973)

A podcast series by Rick dedicated to educating, informing and providing knowledge insights about waste management, secondary resource recovery and recycling from knowledge experts and leading industry professionals.

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