In a brave, open and honest interview this mental health awareness week, Men’s Singles No.1 Toby Penty sat down in conversation with double Olympic track cycling Champion, Joanna Rowsell MBE. Filmed pre-lockdown, the 30 minute feature interview highlights their respective sporting backgrounds and achievements, as well as their experiences of alopecia.
In a particularly inspiring segment of the discussion, they talk about the mental challenges and impact that being in the public eye has on their perceived ability to cope, and how in Toby’s case, learning not to rush his feelings and being kinder to himself has played a significant role in his ability to process his thoughts. This was launched in conjunction with BBC Sport who wrote a full follow up feature with Toby and interviewed him via video link – read the article here
Watch the full interview below.