Laura Penhaul (Performance Manager & Consultant for Expeditions/World Record Attempts/Elite Sport)

Episode 83: Ben Ashworth chats to Lura Penhaul a Physiotherapist who is also impressively a double World Record holder, Performance Manager and Consultant for Expeditions/World Record Attempts/Elite Sport and Corporate Speaker. Laura as Physiotherapist has worked in Paralympics, rowing, private practise all before testing herself as an athlete leading a team to achieve two world records rowing across the Pacific in 2015/16. 

Topics Discussed: 

  • Background
  • Lessons from ocean rowing 
  • Human centred performance approach
  • Athlete empowerment 
  • Key considerations managing female athletes
  • Working outside of sport

Where you can find Laura:


Inform Performance is sponsored by VALD Performance, makers of the Nordbord, Forceframe, ForeDecks and HumanTrak. VALD Performance systems are built with the high-performance practitioner in mind, translating traditionally lab-based technologies into engaging, quick, easy-to-use tools for daily testing, monitoring and training

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following Inform Performance on:

Our Team

About the Author
Andy is the Host / Co-Founder of Inform Performance and a dual qualified Physiotherapist / Strength & Conditioning Coach. Andy is based in Philadelphia & works for Total Performance who provide a multi-faceted, elite level diagnostic, rehabilitation and performance service. Delivered by a team of world leading specialists to organisations in the NBA, NFL, English Premier League, the LTA and England Rugby.