Brooke Neal – Finding Balance
Brooke was an independent and stubborn kid growing up. She knew what she wanted and was highly driven to go out and get it.
Chasing her dream of elite sporting success, Brooke first made the New Zealand Blacks Sticks as a 19-year-old.
But it wasn’t what she expected.
Instead of fame and fortune, it was a massive struggle. She was training harder than ever before and yet her performance was getting worse.
Something had to change.
Over the next 10 years of her life, 176 games, one Olympics and a Commonwealth gold medal, Brooke went on a quest to calm down her ‘itch’ to be forever chasing things down. To find a sense of calm. To anchor herself to what’s important. To find balance.
Now, Brooke is teaching young female athletes to do the same.
In this conversation, Brooke shares her strongly held belief that when you take care of your hauora, your sporting performance will prosper
Brooke and I also talk about:
This is Brooke’s story.
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