Episode #2: Former South African Lifesaver and Provincial Swimmer Nicole O’Driscoll talking identity, self-worth and mental health

October 20, 2020
Posted in Podcast

Episode #2: Former South African Lifesaver and Provincial Swimmer Nicole O’Driscoll talking identity, self-worth and mental health

Nicole grew up loving water, so it is no surprise she turned to swimming and Lifesaving as her chosen sports. In fact, she says people always knew her as ‘Nicole the Swimmer’. Then she stopped competing. What followed was a difficult, dark period of figuring out who she was and how she could find worth and identity as just Nicole. She bravely shares her struggles with mental health during this transition and is a story many athletes will identify with.