CRUISE WITH BRUCE – OLYMPIC RADIO SERIES … see http://Olympics.CruiseWithBruce.com for more info.
NEWS RELEASE: A Olympics Radio Station featuring London 2012 Olympics Radio Broadcasts: News, Visit Britain, Venues, Sites & Sounds
Guest – Gold Medalist Jonathan Edwards, member of the London 2012 Olympic Board to help kick off this Cruise with Bruce – Olympic Radio Series.
Listen to Jonathan Edwards as he talks with Bruce Oliver, host of the Cruise with Bruce: Olympic Radio Series. Jonathan will talk about everything from the London 2012 Olympic Logo and torch to the venues where athletes will come to compete in Greater London and the United Kingdom. Learn the inside scoop to visiting the UK to see the Olympic games in 2012.
Jonathan Edwards is the company’s athlete representative on the 2012 Olympic Board. having played an important part in the success of the London 2012 bid as an Official Ambassador. He is Chair of the Athletes’ Committee of the Board.
Jonathan was Olympic Champion in Triple Jump at the Sydney 2000 Games. He set the current world record for the event in 1995, and was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Jonathan is still involved with athletics as a member of the European Athletics Council, in an ambassadorial role with the IAAF, and chaired the group charged with establishing an Athletes Panel for UK Athletics. He is a director of the Newcastle Gateshead Initiative, a trustee of the Newcastle United Football Foundation and a trustee and member of the Charity Committee of the Venture Partnership Foundation Ltd. He also presents on television for the BBC.
Jonathan is actively involved in a range of charities, in particular with AIDS orphans and an Outward Bound centre for groups of mixed abilities.