PODCAST: Leigh Diffey’s rise to commentating glory

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Sunday 25th December, 2016 - 6:00am

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Marshall Pruett delves into the past to discover the path that Toowoomba-raised Leigh Diffey ploughed on his way to the top of the broadcasting tree at NBC in the US.

Pruett’s in-depth podcasts sees Connecticut-based Diffey talk about his family roots and his journey through life starting with his first break behind the mic at the Ipswich Motorcycle Club, when as a young bloke he was offered $60 for his services.

For NBC Sports, Diffey now handles a broad brush of commentary roles that includes Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR and Olympics sports among others.

Listen to the podcasts below.

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