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AMELIA TSIKLEAS – COMMUNITY RUNNER

"I’m just an everyday girl who likes to run, but a very competitive one at that."   I haven’t always been a distance bunny. I started in little athletics and track and field, 100m and 200m, long jump and javelin, which started in inter-house primary school athletics. As I got older, the kilometres increased. I went from a middle-distance track runner to cross country distances in the three to four km range in high school, and the love of it grew [...]

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ASH DYKES – EXTREME ADVENTURER

"Just because no one’s found a way to do it doesn’t mean it can’t be done."   Adventure and travel always fascinated me but where I come from it never seemed realistic to be able to go just off and travel. I had a very normal upbringing in a small town in North Wales, so travel always seemed like a luxury. At college, my mates spoke about what they were going to do next and I realised I didn’t have the slightest [...]

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DANIEL LEWCZUK – ACTIVE BUSINESSMAN

“I have learnt that there’s more to success than owning companies and crossing finish lines.”   Sport has always been an important part of my life. As a child, I remember being quite active; playing soccer, attending swimming lessons and going to judo classes. Being naturally driven, sport has been a platform to develop my competitive nature.   Sport opened many doors for me, beginning with high school basketball. In my final year, as captain, I was awarded the Most Valuable Player in [...]

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LISA STHALEKAR – FORMER AUSSIE WOMEN’S CRICKETER

SKINS applauds people who make a difference in the world of sport and inspire social change, both on and off the field.   In his exclusive podcast series, our Chairman Jaimie Fuller chats to Citizens of Sport who don’t spectate, they participate; they believe sport is a universal human right and use their position to inspire this generation and the next.   In this latest podcast, he sits down with former Aussie women’s cricketer Lisa Sthalekar to chat about her beginnings in an [...]

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PHILIPPA YORK – FORMER PRO CYCLIST

SKINS have always believed in pure sport, free from drugs and corruption. But we also believe in redemption. Anyone deserves a second chance if they’ve paid their debt to sporting society.   That’s why to launch SKINS’ new Citizens of Sport series, our Chairman Jaimie Fuller interviewed Philippa York about cycling and and gender dysphoria.   A Citizen of Sport doesn’t spectate, they participate. They believe sport is a universal human right. They use their position to inspire this generation and the next, [...]

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