Lewis Hamilton is a 7-time world champion in Formula One. He is one of the most recognizable and influential athletes in the world and is admired around the globe. In F1, he is one of the fittest drivers on the grid despite being 37 years old and in the final years of his racing career.
The reason behind his physical and mental fitness is his trainer, Angela Cullen. Cullen is a New Zealand native who has been working with Hamilton for a while now and is spotted with him on the race weekends. She recently took to social media to share a message promoting mental health in our lives.
Lewis Hamilton reflects on the importance of Angela Cullen in his life
The Mercedes driver has been pretty vocal about the impact Cullen has had on his professional career. He mentioned the various ways in which Angela keeps him calm and focused during the race weekends.
“People for sure won’t understand it, naturally, because they see it from a distance, but she has been one of the greatest things that’s happened to me in my life,” said Hamilton. “I’ve been fortunate to work with a lot of people… and she’s the single hardest-working woman that I get to be around. She’s focused, selfless, and she makes my weekends peaceful,” Hamilton added.
Every day I wake up, whatever time it is, she’s just positive–never a single day has she been negative, so that’s very, very important,” said Lewis. By hearing Lewis’s comments, we really get to know how important Angela Cullen is in his life and racing career. It is wonderful to see a figure like Angela promoting the importance of mental health in our day-to-day lives.