Series: Sport

The Sensations of Riding a Motorbike

We recorded this episode straight after Subaan took Dan on the back of his new motorbike. We talk about the various aspects of riding motorcycles from pros and cons to the feelings and sensations one experiences.

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Is Watching Sports a Waste of Time?

We discuss the role that spectator sports play in modern-day society, as well as questioning whether watching sport can be a valuable use of time.

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Football ⚽ pt. 1: Club Competitions 🏆

This episode is the first of the football series. We discuss the structure of the English league system, the most important tournaments in European club football, and some of the historical background that contributes to modern day controversies and future perspectives.

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An Overview of Formula 1 ft. Ian Redfearn

We welcome Ian Redfearn to Getting it. We talk about The rules and mechanics of Formula 1, its rich history, as well as an overview of the sport today and in the future.

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Women in Sport ft. Tor Caldwell

Tor studied English at King’s College London and has been involved in the world of sport for her whole life, playing for a team in the Women’s Premier League as well as playing tennis at a county level. We discuss women’s sport, looking at the reasons why men’s and women’s sports are perceived differently, starting from early in life and going all the way up to the heights of the professional sporting world. Coincidentally, it’s also International Women’s Day on the day of publishing this episode – it seems like it was just meant to be.

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Getting Up to Date in Tennis

Dan gets Subaan (a tennis noob) up to speed on tennis to be able to understand the sport better. There can be a lot to take in when trying to follow  a new sport. Hopefully this episode of Getting it cover a lot of the basis to start understanding the intricacies of the sport of tennis.

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