Olympics Speakers

Rechelle Hawkes

Captain of the Hockeyroos for eight years, and 3 gold medals at 3 different olympics. She provides inspiration and motivation to people from all walks of life through keynotes and workshops on goal setting, teamwork and success. Her message has received commendations from the highest level of business. ...

Robert de Castella

Robert de Castella (Deeks) is still recognised as one of Australia's greatest athletes after dominating the world in the gruelling event of the marathon. He was the first person to win the Commonwealth Games marathon twice, winning his first in Brisbane against Tanzanian Juma Ikanga in one of the most memorable and exciting marathons ever held. He went on to win the World Championship, set the w ...

Sally Pearson

Olympic gold medalist for the 100m hurdles in London, Sally Pearson is an outstanding athlete with incredible ability, Sally was born in Sydney and moved to the Gold Coast when she was eight years old. It was there, while still in primary school, that her athletic talents were first noticed. At 14, she won the Australian under-20 100m title. In November 2011 the International Association of At ...

Samantha Riley

While success has etched her name in Australian swimming history, Samantha Riley's enthusiasm, commitment and strong desire to win means she continues to succeed. Upon her retirement from swimming in 2001, Sam is now busy looking after her two young sons, her popular 'Sam Riley Swim Schools' and enjoying life on the corporate speaking circuit. Sam's likeable character and million dollar smile cont ...

Samson Danniels

Samson Danniels likes to go fast? Growing up in Toronto, Sam spent every second he could being outside and active. Among a huge variety of sports, his passion was his bicycle. This passion led him to BC after high school, to pursue bigger mountains and to try to make a name for himself in the emerging world of Freeride Mountain biking. After a large jump went wrong, Sam ended up in the hospital ...

Sebastian Coe

International athlete since 1976, Sebastian has two Olympic Gold and two Silver medals (from the Games in Moscow in 1980 and Los Angeles in 1984); and European Gold, Silver and bronze medals. He has broken 12 World records, at four distances, two of which he still holds. His special interests lie in health, education, transport, environmental matters and the economy. Sebastian is the author or c ...

Shane Heal

Four-Time Olympian, Championship-winning Player and Head Coach, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Brand Ambassador Shane Heal is one of Australia’s most recognised personalities and respected sporting figures. His is a reputation forged representing Australia at four olympic games and playing professionally for more than 20 years in Australia, europe and in the world's best league, the ...

Shelley Oates-Wilding

Shelley Oates-Wilding is one of Australia's top sports women. She is also an inspiration to any athlete whose dreams have been shattered by untimely injury. In a strange twist of fate the setback that ended her international netball career opened the door to world championship glory in the water. A world champion in Surf Ski and Outrigger Canoeing, Australian representative in three sports (Netb ...

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