“I remember looking up at the (World Championship) belt and thinking… this is shit.”
Is being a world champion really as good as it’s made out to be? Charlie Edwards tells Scott Thomas about making it to the top of the boxing world, and how he found it lonely and depressing once he got there.
Charlie opens up about the times he struggled with alcohol and the journey he went on to get to a better place.
You’ll hear how his dad pushed him to the limit as a child; how his mother’s illnesses were a motivating force - and why he might have to get in the ring with his brother, Sunny Edwards.
Season 3 of Learning As I Go is supported by British Triathlon. Throughout this series, you’ll hear updates from Scott as he trains for his first triathlon in June. You can join Scott at the Sunderland triathlon by clicking here and using the code LEARNING25 at checkout for £25 off.
“In our house, I come last”
Brooke Vincent started acting in Coronation Street at the age of 11. She tells Scott about how being a child actor affected her childhood, and how it’s still impacting her life today.
Scott also hears about Brooke’s new life as a mum to two young boys and a fiancé to...
“You just want to be a kid who plays football”
Danny Simpson describes the moment he beat the odds to win the premier league with Leicester City in 2016. It’s one of the greatest sporting stories of all time, and Danny tells Scott about the comedown from that massive high.
Danny also describes...