In conversation with Gareth Thomas, former Welsh International Rugby Player

Thursday 9th May 15:10 - 15:40

Gareth Thomas is one of Wales’ most capped rugby players, captained his side to Grand Slam victory and led a British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand. He became the first openly gay professional rugby player and is considered a leading figure in the battle against homophobia in sport.

Join Gareth in conversation with Greg Whyte as he shares first hand experiences of what is takes to compete successfully at an elite level and the realities of life after sport; exploring the importance of sport and physical activity for health and mental wellbeing; and shares his views on diversity and acceptance in sport.

Chair

Greg Whyte OBE, world renowned sport scientist, physical activity expert & director of performance at the Centre for Health and Human Performance

Speaker

Gareth Thomas, former Welsh International Rugby Player