Courtesy of Red Bull
The short documentary series The Way of the Wildcard’ released every Wednesday tells the story of unexpected athletes succeeding in the most unlikely circumstances.
Born into a life of crime, John McAvoy quickly became one of the UK’s most notorious criminals.
Whilst spending a double life sentence, he decided to turn his life around following his best friend passing away. Now a world record holder and competitive triathlete, John spends his time working with young people who are at risk of walking down the same path as he did when they were his age; in an effort to show them there are other ways to make an impact in the world.