Episode 45 - Nathan Charles

November 26, 2017

  "I guess being brought up with that condition I’ve developed a thick skin to adversity and how to overcome this stuff. Being the only professional athlete playing a contact sport with Cystic Fibrosis I can help people by not only raising awareness but also be a symbol of hope to not only people with CF but also people struggling with adversity, when adversity’s in your face, don’t sit down but stand up”

 

My special guest is Nathan Charles. Nathan currently is a professional Rugby Union player for Wasps in the UK. He previously played for the Western Force and is capped 4 times for the Wallabies. Amazingly he is the only professional athlete in the world playing a contact sport with Cystic Fibrosis.
 

You will learn plenty about Nathan Charles in episode 45 of the Talking witk TK Podcast.

 

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE

 

4:11 – Welcome Nathan Charles

4:30 – Moving to Wasps

5:53 – Point of difference as a hooker

7:00 – Leadership as a senior player

8:45 – The Wallabies

9:54 – Living in the UK

12:40 – The origins of his Rugby Career

15:35 – Education and setting up life after Rugby

17:11 – Time Management

19:35 – Cystic Fibrosis

27:05 – Support from his inner circle

29:59 – Dealing with injuries

33:40 – His test debut

36:15 – The All Blacks & its culture

38:00 – The Flow Centre

39:51 – Goal setting

40:33 – Leadership

43:00 – Superstitions

43:55 – Favourite playing ground

44:36 - Western Force

46:45 – 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party

 

 
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