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Tough Girl - Rachel Bown - PE Teacher & Triathlete who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014. Th

Tough Girl - Rachel Bown - PE Teacher & Triathlete who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014. Th

Rachel is a 44 year old, Special Needs PE Teacher who loves sports and has represented Team GB at Triathlon. This is her story of how she knew something was wrong with her, but no one would listen. Eventually she stopped talking about it. She was then diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014. During the podcast we talk about how she handled the news, and how she coped with her diagnoses. What kept her positive through the challenges she faced, from emergency operations, to only being able to sit up in bed for five minutes at a time. Rachel has fought her way back to health and fitness and inspired many along the way with her story.  Show notes Where her love of sport came from and why a teacher inspired her at 11 years old to become a PE teacher Quitting hockey and changing over to football The changes she has seen in girls sports and why it’s changed so much over the years Why she decided to leave football and try a new sport at 40 years old Wanting to make the GB Triathlon Team Her fir

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