Entries by Ed Gibbins

Marcus Rashford – Rewire Hero of the Week

“I learn something new every game. Every game is always different, no matter how you try and think about it beforehand”. Marcus Rashford Marcus Rashford has achieved a lot for someone so young.  At the age of 23, he is a professional footballer and philanthropist who has earned widespread praise as a talented player on the […]

Usain Bolt – Rewire Hero of the Week

“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 […]

Terry Fox – Rewire Hero of the Week

“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 […]

Michael Phelps – Rewire Hero of the Week

“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 […]

Gertrude Ederle – Rewire Hero of the Week

“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 […]