The Team

John is currently a Nike athlete, however he was previously a high profile armed robber who found redemption through the power of sport. Having broken both British and World records whilst in prison he is now forging a new life as an endurance athlete and speaker who is committed to using his story of rehabilitation to help and inspire others to change their lives for the better. Below are the team who support him in these pursuits.


Edgar Jorissen of Nike read about Johns story and instantly put the wheels in motion for Nike to join him on his quest to use the power sport to help others around the globe.


John was still in prison when he met Terry and they initially worked on the psychological and mental aspects of performance. Very quickly they became great friends and they continue to work closely together to help and inspire others to change their lives for the better.


Volvo has a passion for triathlon and truly understands the benefits of the sport. They now help John with all his transport needs and help him to offer opportunities for others to experience the great outdoors.


Cervelo found Johns story and immediately reached out to help. They now not only support his athletic pursuits but provide kit for John to give others opportunities to enjoy the freedom of riding.

John is always looking for interesting and challenging sponsors and people to join him on his journey. To enquire about helping John please contact himย here.




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Keynote Speaking

Slide "The most affirmative and powerful Talks we have had!โ€ Slide "Truly inspiring couple of hours listening to how he changed his life aroundโ€ Slide "We were absolutely captivated for every second as he explained his path to redemptionโ€ Slide "An absolute tour de force - which instructed challenged and inspired.โ€ Slide "His engaging presentation style and passion to make a difference left the audience with a key message about mental strength and self-beliefโ€ Slide "Through the lens of personal biography John provides a powerful exposition of the way in which individuals can re-build their lives, despite the potential barriers to positive change. John is a superb public speaker.โ€ Slide "Personally, I found John to be a very pleasant man who is committed to helping young people and it was a privilege to spend that time with him. A true inspiration to us allโ€ Slide โ€œQuite simply we were all blown away by John. His story was captivating, raw, emotional and very memorable.โ€ Slide โ€œJohn epitomises the fact that we are able to change our behaviour should we wish to. It was an absolute pleasure to work with himโ€ Slide "Johnโ€™s delivery was superb, his story fascinating and he is a true inspirationโ€ Slide "Inspirational and profoundโ€ Slide "Johns story is both inspirational and insightful and makes you think about your own approach to life."

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