The Athlete Life - 05 - Steph Morton


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Host Daniel Kirk interviews Australia Track Cyclist Steph Morton. Steph began cycling competitively at the age of 15 finishing. In 2011 she finished 2nd in both the Keiren and Team Sprint at the Australian national titles. By 2012 Steph paired with vision impaired Australian Para Cyclist Felicity Johnson as her Tandem pilot, a successful partnership that led to them winning gold at the London Paralympics games in the 1km time trial tandem event.Following her Tandem success, Steph returned to her able bodied events winning her first National title in 2013. She has since followed up with back to back podium finishes at both the Commonwealth Games and World Championships, as well as representing Australia at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In this episode Steph offers some great insight into developing an elite mindset as well as discussing how to build a welcoming and effective team culture that builds