The Millfield Way Podcast

Balancing High Level Sport and Academics with Sixth Form Hurdler Lucy-Jane and Jami

March 11, 2020 Millfield Season 1 Episode 6
The Millfield Way Podcast
Balancing High Level Sport and Academics with Sixth Form Hurdler Lucy-Jane and Jami
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The Millfield Way Podcast
Balancing High Level Sport and Academics with Sixth Form Hurdler Lucy-Jane and Jami
Mar 11, 2020 Season 1 Episode 6
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 In the sixth episode of The Millfield Way Podcast, meet seventeen-year-old Millfield hurdler Lucy-Jane, who discusses balancing her high-level sport and academics with classmate Jami. 

Lucy-Jane competed in her first national event as part of the senior England team in the 60m hurdles at the Élan Indoor Athletics Meeting in Bratislava at the end of January, and was one of only 46 national athletes to take part in the British Athletics Olympic and Paralympic Futures Programme for 2020, which will prepare her for potential selection for this summer’s 2020 games in Tokyo and the Paris 2024 Olympics.

In this podcast, Lucy-Jane also discusses:

  • Her day to day life at school and life as a first-time boarder
  • How she came to be at Millfield
  • Insights into the Athletics programme and the life of a high-level athlete at Millfield
  • Handling pressure and the environment of development at Millfield

Learn more about Athletics at Millfield here.

Show Notes

 In the sixth episode of The Millfield Way Podcast, meet seventeen-year-old Millfield hurdler Lucy-Jane, who discusses balancing her high-level sport and academics with classmate Jami. 

Lucy-Jane competed in her first national event as part of the senior England team in the 60m hurdles at the Élan Indoor Athletics Meeting in Bratislava at the end of January, and was one of only 46 national athletes to take part in the British Athletics Olympic and Paralympic Futures Programme for 2020, which will prepare her for potential selection for this summer’s 2020 games in Tokyo and the Paris 2024 Olympics.

In this podcast, Lucy-Jane also discusses:

  • Her day to day life at school and life as a first-time boarder
  • How she came to be at Millfield
  • Insights into the Athletics programme and the life of a high-level athlete at Millfield
  • Handling pressure and the environment of development at Millfield

Learn more about Athletics at Millfield here.