E131: Jonny Wilkinson: Winning The World Cup Led To My Darkest Days

E131: Jonny Wilkinson: Winning The World Cup Led To My Darkest Days

By Steven Bartlett

The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett

Monday, 4 April

Jonny Wilkinson is one of the most famous rugby players of all time. With a career spanning two decades, he has won the rugby World Cup, the Premiership, the Heineken Cup, the Six Nations, and the Top 14.

For all those years, people didn’t really know what drove Jonny. Because when he was playing rugby, Jonny never felt good enough. Even the highest achievements in the sport would hold back his insecurities for only a few minutes.

The journey of how he was able to break this toxic cycle and appreciate himself and the world around him to the full is one of the most inspiring stories we’ve ever heard. Jonny’s own podcast, I Am, is available for download now.


What shaped you into who you are Going in search of your identity Is your mindset now conducive of a world cup champion Your mental health after the World Cup drop goal How does someone become all they can be Was winning the World Cup really your goal? What impact has being open and honest had on your life? Your mental health journey Are you happy? Your partner Your drink - Number 1 Living Being introspective The last guest question




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