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In this podcast
2:50 – The Newcastle old boys
5:15 – Hitting rock bottom
09:18 – Rehab and relapses
13:55 – Learning from addiction and pain
20:44 – His time in correction services
27:30 – Importance of who you surround yourself with
32:10 – His suicide attempt and how Matty Johns saved him
38:14 – Insights in the 1997 ARL Grand Final
41:02 – The team meeting the night before the game
47:15 – The genius of Mal Reilly
Owen Craigie made his first grade debut for Newcastle at 17 in 1995 and played ten years in the NRL for the Newcastle Knights, Wests Tigers and South Sydney. He played 153 first grade games and won a premiership with the Knights in 1997 before retiring at 26 years of age. He is the only player in the history of rugby league to represent the Australian schoolboys on three occasions.
In ‘Talking with Champions’, author Tristan K’Nell shares his interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand. Also featured are several international champions including Johnathan Thurston, Laila Ali, George Foreman, Evander Holyfield and Larry Holmes. Tristan K’Nell takes the essence of each interview and distils the elements that makes each person a champion.
With some of the biggest names in sport, this collection of interviews, quotes and tips is bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion.
Featuring interviews with the finest athletes across Australia and New Zealand as well as international champions … from ‘JT’ to Evander Holyfield!
This is a book bound to provide inspiration for anyone who wants to know what it takes to be a champion. With easy to ready breakout quotes and tips Order your copy now at Angus and Robertson, Booktopia or Dymocks