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Alex McKinnon - Episode 100

August 28, 2018

 

My special guest is Alex McKinnon. Alex is a former professional rugby league player for the Newcastle Knights and St George Illawarra Dragons. While injury cut short his career he has made huge inroads into the media and speaking world. He is an analyst for Fox Sports and has an exciting show Transitions on Players Voice where he interviews the legends of Australian sport.

 

 

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

4:30 – Welcome Alex McKinnon

5:20 – Transitions

8:17 – Learning from legends

11:30 - Jharal Yow Yeh

13:15 – Wally Lewis

16:15 – Helping others through Challenges

18:18 – Interviewing people outside your comfort zone

22:44 – Growing up in Aberdeen

24:44 – Failure and moving on

26:34 – An eye for talent

27:50 – Moving to St Gregs

29:55 – Learning new cultures

31:51 – Finding Rugby League

34:25 – Analysing a game

38:45 – Finding the right environment for a player

40:40 – St Gregs with James Tedesco and Jack DeBelin

44:18 – The drive from missing out on the Australian Schoolboys

47:38 – MSC and Junior Reps

49:24 – His first professional contract

51:35 – Meeting Wayne Bennett for the first time

54:40 – Learning to be professional at the Dragons

57:30 – The real side of Darius Boyd

1:00:10 – Sitting on the first grade bench back in the day

1:01:49 – Growing up a Roosters fan

1:03:41 – Starting debut against the Gold Coast Titans

1:06:38 – Developing into a first grader

1:07:45 – The real story how he got to the Newcastle Knights

1:14:29 – Off field distractions at the Knights

1:16:17 – Reaction from the Newcastle community when he got hurt

1:18:22 – Finding mindfulness in his darkest times

1:21:09 – Standing 45 minutes at the Wedding

1:22:10 – Goal setting and rehab

1:25:11 – Relearning to use his arms

1:25:57 – Fatherhood

1:28:36 – Love of the UFC and relating to fighters

1:32:23 – Sonny Bill Williams

1:34:35 – 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 

 

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