Growth Mindset Podcast

179: Retiring as an Olympian: What happens after you hit your goals - Ben Hunt-Davis MBE

August 3rd, 2021

Ben Hunt-Davis MBE is an Olympic Gold medalist who won the mens team rowing event for team GB at the Sydney Olympics.

He explains how to build a new life after you retire from being an athlete and have to move into the rest of the world. There are a lot of great lessons for finding your place and the ways to focus on the right things.

We discuss:

  • The effects of achieving your dreams and what happens next
  • How to prioritise what to focus on and what to ignore and setting up bullshit filters
  • The importance of planning rather than going with the flow
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