Akabusi on Athlete Transition

By Jacque Talbot

Athlete turned motivational speaker, Kriss Akabusi MBE, who won gold medals for 400 metres at the World, European and Commonwealth Championships as well as silver and bronze at the Olympic Games, spoke to the SPTT’s Jacque Talbot about making the transition from the world of sport onto new ventures.  

Amid the tough task that athletes face when they approach age of retirement, Akabusi highlights the importance for athletes to let go of their past and focus readily on their future, using their drive and determination as a transferable skill.