SIM Ep 24: Chops 1: Big mad swim and kicking anxiety with Paula McGuire

An extra slice of our Jen's weekly sports section, Jenny Off The Blocks.

In this week's podzine, Jen chatted to Paula McGuire, a self-professed "recluse turned adventurer".

In the full interview, Jen and Paula chat about the power of sport to change lives, mental health and a shared love of bonkers challenges.

Paula battled against anxiety and mental health issues to become an unlikely sporting hero and now hopes to become the first ever person to swim the coast of mainland Britain.

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