For Laurie Lawrence, a silver medal has never been good enough. In his new podcast series, “Stuff the silver, we are going for gold”Laurie recounts his time as an Olympic swimming coach; the ups & downs, the silver & gold.
Laurie hopes to inspire those who wish to achieve their dreams, and encourages them to work hard. “Without hard work”, he says, “those dreams are only fantasies.”
Over the last decade, Laurie has been training swim teachers and coaches through his online training platform, World Wide Swim School. He decided to create this podcast as a way to add value to his training platform. For swim teachers and coaches, “Stuff the silver, we are going for gold” will be a great resource to encourage persistence and dedication.
So, what can listeners expect from Laurie’s podcast? This podcast will start with a collection of stories from his two books, Lawrence of Australia and Five Ring Fever. These stories document Laurie’s 50-year international coaching career, his triumphs and the people he met along the way including some of Australia’s swimming greats – Duncan Armstrong, Dawn Fraser, Tracey Wickham and Lisa Curry-Kenny, to name a few.
Future episodes will include interviews with some of the incredible sportsmen and sportswomen that he has encountered over his career.
Laurie’s stories are inspiring and unique, and are told in the only way he can – direct, sincere, and honest.
“Stuff the silver, we are going for gold” can be found on the Apple Podcast App, Google Podcasts, as well as Laurie’s website laurielawrence.com.au.