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The Biggest Pranksters in Formula 1
On the race track, Ayrton Senna and Gerhard Berger were fierce teammates. But off the track, their rivalry looked a little different. Ayrton was one of the most serious drivers in Formula 1, and when Gerhard joined McLaren, he made it his mission to break down this stone-cold exterior. His weapon of choice? Practical jokes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What Happened to Eric the Eel?
When Eric Moussambani made his Olympic debut in the 100m Freestyle at Sydney 2000, it was also his competitive debut. Eight months prior, Eric didn't know how to swim. Now, he was representing Equatorial Guinea on the world stage. Eric made history that day but the experience also changed the rest of his life.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Unbelievable Contract Clauses
Signing a professional contract is an important moment for any athlete, no matter the stage of their sports career. But it always pays to read the fine print. Today on the show, three very real contract stories that you won't quite believe.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Aussie All-Rounders and All-Stars
Turning professional in one sport is hard enough. But two? That sort of prowess is reserved for the best of the best. Whether it's cricket in the summer and footy in the winter, or switching from one Olympic sport to another, these all-time legends have truly mastered the art of athleticism.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Last Resort: An Amateur's Unlikely NHL Debut
What happens when the starting goalie and backup goalie are both injured in the same game of ice hockey? It was just the 1st period of a crucial NHL matchup in February of 2020, when 42-year-old fan David Ayers was plucked from the crowd and thrown into the action. Thanks to a bizarre rule, David was about to play in his first professional hockey game.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Join Tony Armstrong on a trip through the annals of sports history to uncover some of the most extraordinary, untold tales that will captivate, surprise, and inspire. From footy to Formula 1, this is the show that celebrates the winners, losers, and the weird stuff between.