Olympics Speakers

Chris Fydler

One of swimming veterans, Chris Fydler continues to be a consistent performer for Australia in the sprint freestyle events. Chris has been a member of the swim team for the past 12 years and team captain for the last four. He has represented Australia at three Olympic Games, three World Championships and three Commonwealth Games. At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Chris realised a life long dr ...

Christian Sprenger

Olympic Silver Medalist Christian Sprenger's swimming career began at the Australian Swimming Championships where he qualified in the 100 m and the 200 m breaststroke, placing second in both events to qualify for the Olympics in Beijing. He failed to make the finals in either event but picked up a silver after swimming in the heats of the medley relay. Later on in the year he won nine individual ...

Clark Perry

Dr Clark Perry is a world leader in elite performance, leadership and team development. Clark Perry earned his international reputation following enormous success working closely with a wide array of elite athletes, coaches and business leaders, such as the Australian Swimming Team, Australian Cycling, the ARU Wallabies as well as the National Australia Bank, MLC, Toyota and Pfizer. In his role a ...

Clint Robinson

Australia's greatest ever kayaker. With 48 National titles in kayaking and surf lifesaving, Clint wrote his name in the record books in 1999 by passing ironman legend Trevor Hendy for the most number of gold medals in Surf Lifesaving Australian Championships with 23 golds. Clint won gold in the K1 1000m at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. Clint is one of Australia's most admired sports people. ...

Clinton Hill

Clinton was a member of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games winning silver as part of Australia's historic 4x400m relay team. Clinton ended a 48 year drought when he anchored Australia home in the 4x400m relay to win silver in Athens and is a three time National 400m Champion. He finished 8th at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in the 400m and competed at the 2003 World Championships in semi-finals for the 4 ...

Cody Simpson

Popstar Cody Simpson made international headlines for his stunning return to swimming. The international recording artist qualified for his first international competition at the Commonwealth Games only two years after returning to the pool. Cody qualified for the finals of the 100m butterfly and won a gold and silver medal for his heat swims in the 4x100m freestyle relay and the 4x100m medley relay respectively. Simpson is also UN Ocean Sustainability advocate and will soon launch his apparel line, Prince Neptune. Cody is available for Q&A sessions virtually and Australia-wide.

Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson was the world's greatest decathlete, so often displaying unparalleled competitive ability.

He was unbeaten at the decathlon for ten years, and won gold medals at Commonwealth, European and World Championships, set a decathlon World Record and won Olympic Gold twice (1980 & 1984).

On retiring from his athletics career Daley played professional football for Mansfie ...

Damian Brown

Damian Brown is an inspiring personality with outstanding sporting success; representing Australia in Weightlifting, at 3 Olympic Games and 4 Commonwealth Games winning 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze medals; and competing in twelve consecutive World Championships (a World Record). Damian was also honoured as the Australian Team Flag Bearer for the Opening Ceremony of the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Da ...

Damien Thomlinson

The story of Damien Thomlinson, an Australian veteran of the war in Afghanistan, is one that continues to evolve and inspire people around the world.

It was while serving in Afghanistan with the 2nd Commando Regiment that Damien's life was changed forever. In April 2009, whilst on night patrol in Southern Afghanistan, Damien’s unit drove over an improvised Taliban bomb. Damien suffered horrendous injuries in the explosion, which resulted in both of his legs being amputated. The damage to his body was so severe his medical team claim it is a miracle he wasn’t killed, and there were many times throughout his immediate treatment and beyond that medical staff did not think he would pull through.

Damien’s incredible journey of triumph over adversity, positive attitude and ambition for the future stands as proof that no challenge is too great and that the ANZAC spirit truly is alive and well. His is a story of reinvention, of embracing change and of approaching life with a mindset of positivity.

Danny Green

Danny Green is the only boxer from Australia to win four professional boxing world titles in three weight divisions. One of the highest profile athletes in the country, greens laconic, affable laid back nature outside the ring belies his fierce and intense demeanour inside the ropes, his devastating power and aggressive instincts have earned him the well known moniker 'The Green Machine'.

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