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

Grainne Hallahan

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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

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Grainne Hallahan

Grainne Hallahan

Grainne Hallahan is Tes recruitment editor and senior content writer at Tes

Find me on Twitter @heymrshallahan

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