My Best Teacher podcast: Ben Ainslie

The Olympic sailing hero talks about his school days, including the impact his PE teacher had on his life
9th July 2021, 9:00am

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My Best Teacher podcast: Ben Ainslie

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In this episode of the My Best Teacher podcast, we chat to sailing legend Sir Ben Ainslie, best known for winning four gold medals over several Olympic Games, including London 2012. We chat about:

  • The lessons in resilience he took from his PE teacher
  • The tricks he used to fool his physics teacher into thinking he was working
  • The importance of school trips
  • How school lunches became a money-making venture
  • Whether his school was haunted by ghosts

Listen below or through your podcast platform of choice via the following links: AppleSpotifyAmazon and Google Podcasts.

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