“Learning the mind is as important as understanding the body.” Usain Bolt Usain Bolt has been dubbed the fastest man on earth and the greatest sprinter of all time. He was born on 21 August 1986 in Sherwood Content, a small town in Jamaica where his parents ran the local grocery store. As a child Bolt spent his time […]
About Ed Gibbins
Ed is a Sports Science student studying at Loughborough University. He loves sports (in particular Rugby), fitness, and science. He works at Rewire as an intern, in this position he researches, helps to manage social media and is liaison to potential beta athletes.
Entries by Ed Gibbins
“I want to try the impossible to show it can be done.” Terry Fox Terry Fox was born in Winnipeg, Canada in 1958. Terry wasn’t a naturally gifted sportsman but at both school and university he was successful in sport as a result of determination and hard work. He believed that the key to his […]
“If you want to be the best, you have to do things that other people aren’t willing to do.” Michael Phelps Michael Phelps was born in Baltimore in 1985. At a young age Phelps was diagnosed with ADHD, one of his teachers even told him “[he] would never amount to anything and [he] would never […]
“When somebody tells me I cannot do something, that’s when I do it.” Gertrude Ederle In 1926, Gertrude Ederle braved the rough conditions of the Atlantic Ocean to become the first woman to cross the English Channel. If not impressive enough, despite incredibly harsh conditions, Ederle also broke the all-time record by over two hours […]
They just keep coming. But that’s what keeps me going. Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe is considered one of the most all-round athletes of modern sports, competing in the Olympics and playing professional football, baseball and basketball. Thorpe was a member of the Sac and Fox Nation and was the first indigenous American to win a […]