Sam Lane & David Gower: Athlete Transition

David Gower and Sam Lane. David Gower is an NRL veteran who has played over a 100 games for the Parramatta Eels and had stints with the West Tigers and Manly Sea Eagles in the NRL. Most recently after retiring, David has transitioned into the Parramatta Eels education and well-being team to support players' life balance and future careers. Sam Lane is an Elite Athlete Well-being researcher and has a lot of depth and science to his views of the modern day athlete which are thought provoking on what athletes endure and the challenges they face whilst playing and post career. 

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Your host, Jake Barker-Daish

Jake Barker-Daish is a former professional Football player who fell short of his professional career goals. Having been built up to be a future Socceroo after Captaining the Young Socceroos, Winning AIS player of the year 2011 and playing over 30 A-league games, Jake's career stopped at 21. After experiencing injuries, setbacks and loss of connection to the sport, Jake was challenged with life after Football and this has provided a passion to talk about the other side of the athlete that not all people are accustomed to.