Inspirational lessons from a natural born winner
- Harness the fear of failure
- Develop a winning mindset
- Lessons in resilience
No one has dominated their sport like champion jockey AP McCoy. His achievements might never be matched. He rode a record 4,358 winners and was champion jockey 20 consecutive times. His record-breaking career is proof of his stamina, endurance and dedication in the pursuit of success.
AP has fallen an estimated 1,000 times from horses racing at speeds of up to 30mph. He has sustained a long list of injuries, including broken ribs, collarbones, shoulder blades, his sternum, cheekbones, a leg, ankle, arm, wrist, and punctured lungs. And every time he dusted himself off and raced again, driven by his desire to win.
His remarkable achievements transcend the racing world. Join us as we hear from a true legend what motivated him to keep chasing the next win when others might have given up. This will be a rare glimpse into the mindset of a champion like no other.
Sir Anthony McCoy OBE is one of the world’s highest profile sporting personalities. He recorded 4357 wins, including the 2010 Grand National, the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase & King George VI Chase. Sir Anthony remained at the top of his sport for 1040 weeks – longer than any other sporting talent. AP is the only sportsman of his kind to have been awarded ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year’ (2010), the ‘BBC Sports Personality Lifetime Achievement Award’ (2015) & ‘BT’s Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award’ (2015). He is also President of the Professional Jockeys Association, President of the Injured Jockeys Fund, a Trustee for the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust, Patron of RoR, Patron of Alder Hey Hospital, Ambassador for Tiny Tickers and he has recently opened an AP Academy for injured jockeys. His film “Being AP” was chosen to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and was shown in over 200 cinemas in the UK and Ireland. AP is also author of 'Winner: My Racing Life'.