#107 - "What a Flanker" - James Haskell, Former Professional Rugby Player, Author, DJ and All Around Character

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This was a MEGA episode for me. James Haskell was one of the original people I had on my list of individuals I wanted to interview on The Inspiration Space. It was epic to have him on the show and I loved every minute!

James Haskell is one of the best know Rugby players and sports people in the UK. Having played a large number of times for his country as well as playing around the world, James is known as much for his ability on the field as his personality off it.

Having retired in 2019 James is pursuing a career as a professional DJ and cage fighter in the Bellator organization. Along side these he spends a large amount of his time speaking on a number of topics from straight after dinner work, to serious motivation and leadership. He is also extremely comfortable hosting and being an auctioneer for any event.

James also has a smash hit podcast called house of Rugby which averages around 260k listeners per weekly episode.

Having appeared on shows such as I’m a celeb, The chase, A league of their own, question of sport, fighting talk and various other mainstream shows. James has transcended just being a rugby player.

James is also a published author of 3 books, including the best seller Perfect Fit. He has rugby guide focused on young adults called Rugby Fit, A Cook Book – Cooking For fitness and perfect fit, a training bible for both Fat loss and muscle gain.

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