BOA HomeFrazer ClarkeIn some ways, Frazer has been in the ring his whole life, from challenging times getting bullied at school for being overweight; to a violent altercation later in life.
Yet, Frazer did not let that stop him. He boxed his way up through the social clubs to talent development squads; before experiencing the heartbreak of just missing out on the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.But he held his ground, stayed amateur and after winning a string of contests and medals, he is ready to step through the ropes for the biggest fight of his life at the Tokyo Olympic Games.Go ringside with FrazerKit plays a crucial role in the athlete’s career. It is not just what they wear; but a symbol of having made it to the next level, a visual representation of where they are on their journey.
From the jerseys of the hometown gyms to sporting the national crest on everything in their kitbag, it all speaks volumes about which ring they’ll be stepping into next.
It symbolises their belief, commitment and determination, and announces that they have arrived and right there at that moment, there is no one better to represent their country.
The road to greatness is not laid overnight: it takes years of meticulous planning, effort and perseverance. Stepping up onto the world stage means you have to make every moment matter. And his team will make sure he remains on track and peaks in Tokyo.
There may be only one athlete on the podium. But there are thousands of people behind the scenes who help them realise their dreams.
From the first steps into the sport to the years of consistent hard work, dedication, performance and emotion, no one navigates their Olympic journey alone.
From grassroots sport and local coaches who nurture the spark of talent to the medics, sports scientists, team directors and fans – these are the people who stand behind each athlete, investing in their journey to Team GB.
As the Olympics begin and the spotlight naturally intensifies, Team GB can confidently lean on seven years of detailed planning, over 50 projects, 1,000 people and decades of experience to ensure they are all Games-ready.
Programme ManagementNothing happens by chance. Team GB’s incredible dominance in the stadiums of London 2012 and Rio 2016 was the result of meticulous planning, dedication and a drive to be the best in the world. But planning for success is not static – it’s constantly changing. With each Games bringing its own set of unique circumstances.
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