Is there support for professional athletes once they leave the game?

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Newstalk ZB,
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Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:21AM
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Is there support for professional athletes once they leave the game?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 7:21AM

The Olympics are coming to an end and with that for some athletes comes the difficult decision of whether to retire. But when you've been training your whole career for that one sport, how do you walk away and where do you go?

Kate Hawkesby spoke to Sociologist of Sport at Waikato University, Holly Thorpe, about what support is there for athletes to navigate their post athletic career.

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