A prevalent theme for underrepresented communities in sport is that you can’t be what you can’t see. It is a refrain often repeated in women’s sport, football especially, but it is just as true for the LGBT+ community. It was particularly pleasing, therefore, to see such a prominence of articles across several media outlets for …
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Nick Heath: “The early years were like a dream come true frankly, every single time I picked up the microphone.”
Part two of my chat with rugby commentator Nick Heath, this time looking at his journey into broadcasting; the lessons that he learned from friends, mentors and listening back to himself; and the iconic voices and moments he still cherishes.
Nick Heath: “On the whole, people are ready to say it’s whether you’re getting them a beer that they’re worried about, not their sexuality, and I’m happy with that.”
Nick Heath is an established voice in rugby broadcasting, having worked on World Cups, Six Nations and Premiership matches. But in lockdown, he has gone viral through his Life Commentaries and pub quizzes as well as putting plans together to continue his Cue Commentator podcast.