104: John McAvoy - Former Armed Robber Turned Endurance Athlete

By Peter Brees, endurance Junkie

John McAvoy is a former high profile armed robber who has found redemption through the power of sport. Having broken both the British and World indoor rowing records whilst still in prison, he is now forging a new life as an endurance athlete, coach and speaker. John hopes that his story of rehabilitation can help inspire others to change their lives for the better. You can follow John on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In this interview we talk about: – John's background growing up in London – What made him tun his life around – Balancing his training with his public speaking activities – Achievements, goals and ambitions

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