Podcast: ''I sat down in the gym and my shin snapped...'' - Bobby Clay, diagnosed with Osteoporosis at 18 years of age

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Bobby Clay's promising running future was put on hold because she over-trained and under-ate. After winning numerous British titles and earning herself a team GB bib, the young rising star's body broke. ''I got to the point where I sat down in the gym and my shin snapped. It’s something we do every day and I couldn’t even do that without breaking. If I can’t do that, how was I meant to run.'' Now aged 21, Clay is competing in the UK national track cycling championships as part of her recovery but still has Olympic ambitions as a runner. She shares her story as a word of warning to other young athletes.

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A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.