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Time of Your Life

Duration: 05:34

Time of Your Life, written and sung by Boo Hewerdine, explores how it really feels to get a gold medal. Hear how the athletes coped with the pressure of the situation, whether it was being the favourite to win, or having to beat their personal best.

The bittersweet joy at reaching their dreams and living in the aftermath of the win makes all the hard work worthwhile.

Available since: Mon 23 Jul 2012


Boo Hewerdine

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The Ballads of the Games Going for Gold

4/6 The pursuit of the ultimate prize - Olympic gold - is explored in words and original song.

First broadcast: 23 Jul 2012

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