The Physical Performance Show: Jeff Riseley (OLY) – 4x AUS Olympian, 6x National Champion

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In episode 334 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Jeff Riseley (OLY), 4x AUS Olympian, 6x National Champion in this Featured Performer Episode.

Jeff competed across 4 Olympics, Beijing, London, Rio and Tokyo, he has been a 6 x National Champion across 800m and 1500m and holds the 1000m Oceanic National Record of 2:16:09.

Jeff’s PBS include:

  • 1 mile 3:51
  • 800m 1:44.4
  • 400m 48:26
  • 1500m 3:32.93

When Jeff went to his 4th Olympic Games, he joined a select group of only 9 other track and field athletes to have been selected in 4 Olympic Games. At 34 years old, Jeff had a career best season, including being a semi-finalist at the Tokyo Olympics and running 4 of his top 10 fastest 800m performances.

In this episode, Jeff shares his top tips for longevity in the sport, his career highlights and the mental health challenges faced during his darkest moments.

To listen to Episode 334:


Click the icon to listen to the interview on iTunes or listen using the Soundcloud player below


Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • How Jeff is going transitioning out of elite sport
  • Jeffs career highlights
  • The counsel he received during his lead up to retirement
  • The mental health challenges Jeff faced during his career
  • Top 3 tips for longevity

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To follow Jeff Riseley:

Instagram: @jeff_riseley
Twitter: @jeff_riseley

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