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Ouch! podcast extra: Paralympian Lee Pearson

Emma Emma | 12:57 UK time, Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Lee Pearson. Picture taken by Kit Houghton

An extended interview with the colourful dressage star: Earning a living can be tricky for disabled people, Lee admits he couldn't get sponsorship until he ditched the negative sell and chose to market himself as a winner. And, can you afford to live on income from paralympic sport? Download or listen now, with Tony Garrett, Rob Crossan and Liz Carr.

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The nine times Paralympic gold medallist slips into comedic mode as he describes his recent chicken related accident and the complex relationship between him and his sometimes temperamental horses.

Lee looks forward to Team GB's dressage prospects at London 2012 and contemplates life after this summer's games.

Pod talk

On the next podcast, due out just before Easter, we'll be featuring Wheelchair Rugby. Plus a great guest from a big US TV show. If you haven't yet caught the news, this will be Mat Fraser's final podcast.



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