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.

Mark Visser

Mark Visser is the 2014/15 Big Wave paddle in champion. For the past 13 years, Mark has been a mindset coach to some of the world's most successful individuals. Working with world champions Kelly Slater and Steph Gilmore, Australian SAS, US Navy Seals, Olympic athletes, and sporting teams. Mark has also been highly instrumental in the mindset training for professional coaches, billion-dollar tech companies and two AFL premiership teams. He specializes in emotional intelligence and helping individuals connect to their ultimate self.

Mark Waugh

Mark has been described by Sir Donald Bradman as, "The most elegant and graceful cricketer of the modern era." His 14 years at the elite level of Australian cricket have been studded with records and he will be remembered as one of the finest cricketers this country has ever produced. Since his one-day international debut against Pakistan in 1988-89, Mark had been a near-permanent fixture in an ...

Mark Webber

"To achieve a really big goal you need to prepare for it. Adjust your life. Apply yourself. Just go out and do it." Mark Webber's down to earth attitude was tested time and again over his 15 years of sheer hard work as he pushed himself to make it into F1. Mark Webber is an Australian Formula One driver, and is the first Australian to have won a Formula One race (2009) since Alan Jones in 1981. ...

Mark Woodforde

Over the past 12 years Mark Woodforde has been one of Australia's most successful players in world tennis. In singles he has won four ATP tour events in Auckland, Adelaide (twice) and the US Pro Championships in Philadelphia. He has had career wins over all of the world's top players and in 1996 established himself as Australia's top ranked singles player. Combining with Todd Woodbridge in doubles ...

Martin Hall

Healthy you, healthy business is Martin Hall's firm belief. Martin believes our society today is driven by 'edutainment', and is also craving a firm foundation of mind body balance life skills. He drives his audience as he drives his staff and students with passion, determination, humour and example. He has the special talent of understanding his audience, actively communicating with them and brin ...

Martina Navratilova

If there was a record in tennis, chances are Martina Navratilova broke it. By the time of her retirement, she had acquired more tournament titles than any man or woman in tennis history, winning at least one tour event for 21 consecutive years. She dominated the scene in the 1980s and is the game's all-time money winner. Martina boasts two winning streaks: 74 singles matches and 109 in doubles wit ...

Matt Hall

Following a decorated career as a RAAF combat fighter, Australia's very own top gun pilot Matt Hall became the first Australian ever to compete in the Red Bull Air Race World Championships, the fastest and most exciting sport on the planet. Hall finished the season third overall to become the first rookie in history to end his debut season on the podium. He followed that up with two podium finishe ...

Matt Shirvington

Matt has become one of Australia's all time greatest sprinters. Winner of five consecutive National Titles in the 100m and five top three finishes nationally in the 200m. After overcoming a series of injuries, Matt suffered from glandular fever in 2003. Recurring symptons forced him to withdraw from the 2004 Olympics, however Matt returned to qualify for the 2005 World Championships and compete ...

Matt Welsh

Matt Welsh has carved himself into Australian swimming folklore as one of our greatest ever backstrokers. In recent times, Welsh has become a triple Commonwealth games gold medallist, national and world champion and world record holder. His maturity and passion for representing his country combined with his rustic looks and streamline physique makes him one of Australian swimming's most appealing ...

Matthew Richardson

Matthew Richardson has made a name for himself as an enigmatic full forward capable of producing great feats of high jumping and marking on his day but has been relatively injury prone during his career. In 2001 he produced some of the best football of his career in a rare, relatively injury-free season and again proved himself one of the AFL's elite marking forwards. He overcame a knee injury pre ...

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