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Celebrating Connections: Kate Richardson-Walsh

October 25, 2018 British Embassy The Netherlands Season 1 Episode 5
Pandemic Unmasked
Celebrating Connections: Kate Richardson-Walsh
Show Notes

The Celebrating Connections Podcast is a short series of podcasts celebrating the amazing things happening on either side of the North Sea. The podcast series features a group of exceptional people who are writing a new chapter in Anglo-Dutch relations. Dutch people living and working in the UK and British people making a name for themselves in the Netherlands. The series explores what it takes to move from the countries they grew up in, and thrive in the countries they came to call home. The podcast is hosted by Nick Heath, Britain’s Deputy Ambassador to the Netherlands.  

British hockey star, Kate Richardson-Walsh tells Nick about her experiences as a professional hockey player in the UK and in the Netherlands. Kate takes us back to one of her most intense matches of her career, during the London 2012 Olympics. One summer she moved to the Netherlands to play club hockey and train younger Dutch hockey teams. Kate shares what life in the Netherlands was like for her and what why she loved it so much.