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.

Kieren Perkins

In striving to achieve his own personal goals Kieren sets an example that we can all learn from and be inspired by. Amongst his peers and the nation Kieren has forged a name for himself as someone who focuses on consistent and constant personal improvement, not just the glory of winning! Kieren's techniques for success and personal growth can be applied to all areas of life and business, and he i ...

Kostya Tszyu

'Kostya' is the fascinating story of a unique Australian. Russian-born Aussie boxer Kostya Tszyu is one of a handful of fighters in the modern era to reign as undisputed champion of the world. And he has defied critics by remaining the best in the world after freak accidents forced him out of the ring for almost two years. Wearing his trademark plait of hair and a warm, unaffected smile, he has ...

Kurt Fearnley

Kurt Fearnley is a three time Paralympic gold medalist and two time Commonwealth Games gold medalist. He has won over 40 marathons, including New York, Chicago and London in a career spanning more than 20 years. In 2009 Kurt crawled the Kokoda track, in Papua New Guinea, to raise awareness of men’s health. Kurt was also a member of the winning Sydney to Hobart yacht crew, Investec Loyal, in 2012. He is New South Wales Australian of the Year for 2019.

Kurt is an accomplished corporate speaker, a published Author (Pushing the Limits: Life, Marathons and Kokoda), host of Tiny Island podcast and host of 2020 ABCTV’s One Plus One.

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. ...

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