Sport Speakers

Professional MCs, cricketers, motor racing stars, swimming legends, triathletes, NAB Ambassadors, Olympic Game champions, NBL coaches, football stars and more. Ovations has harnessed a global talent pool that can teach teams, trainers and teachers alike some of the hard-learned secrets of successful athletes the world over. Play smarter, not just harder.

Larry Perkins

Perkins won the European F3 Championship in 1975, before achieving his dream by starting in 11 Formula One Grand Prix in 1976 and 1977. In a career spanning 30 years, one that's included everything from Bathurst to Le Mans to Formula One, there isn't much left to achieve for Holden's shrewd elder statesman. He's the working class hero of Australian motorsport: the boy from country Victoria who ...

Lauren Burns

Lauren Burns created sporting history by winning the first ever Olympic medal for Taekwondo when the sport made its debut at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Her amazing triumph at the Sydney Games was achieved against the odds - requiring enormous discipline, commitment, perseverance and teamwork. Lauren has spoken to over 150,000 people in the past 5 years and in her presentations Lauren talks abo ...

Laurie Lawrence

Lawrence's impact on the business community has been quite spectacular. He has proven to be uniquely capable of clearly drawing the parallels between business success and high sporting achievements. Laurie will tailor his presentations to accommodate the interests of his audience as well as the theme of your conference. ...

Lawrie Montague

Lawrie Montague is a performance turnaround expert whose aim through his keynotes and workshops is to teach his audiences practical and timely strategies that help you to bounce back from major setbacks with renewed determination and turn into adversity in prosperity. Keynote topics: Temper the Steel and Sharpen Your Edge: How to Bounce Back from Major Setbacks with Renewed Determination. ...

Leisel Jones

Leisel has become the face of a young Australian achiever, a courageous teenager with a dream larger than life. She was not only the youngest member of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Swimming Team, but also the youngest ever Olympic medallist in the history of Australia's participation. Leisel won silver in both the 100m breastroke and 4 x 100m medley relay. Jones has recently added to her success ...

Len Pascoe

Known to his mates and cricket associates as ''Slippery'' for the way he bowled, fast quick & slippery, a term used by cricketers to describe fast and furious bowling. Get his slant on ''sledging'', it will give you a great laugh, and an insight into what really does go on, out on a first class cricket field. Locker room yarns, plenty of them, but there is a business side to the ''Slip'' as wel ...

Li Na

Li Na is a former Chinese professional tennis player, who achieved a career-best ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014, but retired from the sport seven months later due to chronic and worsening knee injuries. Over the course of her career, Li won nine WTA singles titles, including two Grand Slam singles titles at the 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open. Li's rise to ...

Libby Trickett

Olympic and World Swimming Champion, Libby Trickett won 24 gold medals on the international stage across Olympic, Commonwealth Games and World Championships. This includes eight long course and seven short course world titles, five Commonwealth Games and four Olympic gold medals which were won at three consecutive Olympic Games in 2004, 2008 and 2012.

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