Say A Few Words - Motivational Speakers
If you’re looking for a sports star to Say a Few Words at your next event – choose from our stable of quality speakers.
From Olympic medallists, a New South Wales Captain, and a Sydney woman aiming to create history by rowing solo across the Atlantic Ocean – all have a unique and inspirational story about what it takes to reach the top in their chosen field and would be perfect for any event, ranging from a corporate keynote address to a sporting or educational motivational speech.
More people have conquered Mount Everest than have rowed the Atlantic Ocean solo. The 5000 kilometre event from the Canary Islands to Antigua is expected to take over 90 days.What makes this story even more incredible is that Michelle doesn’t come from a rowing background, first putting an oar in the water in 2017. Inspired by the novel, “Rowing the Atlantic” by Roz Savage, the Sydney massage therapist has set a new World record on an ergo-rower and will look to create history.
On one of the most incredible night’s in Moguls history in PyeongChang, the Central Coast’s Matt Graham was leading the competition in his second Olympic Games, with just one skier remaining. The greatest of all time – Mikael Kingsbury claimed the gold, with Graham winning Australia’s first medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
From a brilliant sporting family, Abbey has one of the most prestigious roles in Women’s sport in Australia. The Wing Defence made her debut with the Firebirds in 2013 but returned to her home State a year later and was recognised for her outstanding leadership in 2017, when she was named Captain of the New South Wales Swifts.
Riley burst on the scene as a teenager – when he was named Male Lifesaver of the carnival at the Australian Surf life-saving Titles. He then teamed with Jordan Wood to win the World Junior K2 championship, catapulting him into Olympic calculations. In Rio Fitzsimmons narrowly missed the dais, finishing fourth in the K4 1000, but is on target for a medal in Tokyo, with several podium finishes in the recent World Cup season. A supreme talent on and off the water.
After five knee operations, Jarryd Hughes thought his Olympic dream was over. Through persistence, dedication and an unbreakable spirit, Hughes defied the odds to claim silver in PyeongChang in the Snowboard Cross. He joined the most exclusive club in Australian sport – one of just 10 Aussie individuals to stand on the podium at the Winter Olympic Games.
Australia’s own version of Cool Runnings. Reidy played numerous football codes as a teenager including representative Rugby, however it wasn’t until a stint in Canada as a personal trainer that his life was changed, with the power athlete identified for the sport of Bobsleigh. The Aussie foursome were the heartbeat of the 2018 Australian Winter Olympics campaign -narrowly missing a top 20 finish.