One of cycling’s most decorated and celebrated personalities, Sir Bradley Wiggins CBE is a respected Olympic speaker available to speak at conferences and events. A British legend in the sport, Sir Wiggins enjoyed huge in the 2010s which was helped build the foundation for British dominance in road and track cycling.
A hero both on the road and the track, Wiggins is a five-time Olympic gold medallist and the 2012 winner of the Tour De France. Now a popular motivational speaker, Wiggins shares his experience of being one of the most prolific cyclists of the modern era and speaks about endurance training, peak performance and teamwork.
In his first Commonwealth Games in 1998, Wiggins won a silver medal in the 4000m team pursuit. Following a period of gradual development, he won his first senior gold medal at the 2003 World Cycling Championships, winning the individual pursuit. The following year at the Athens 2004 Olympics, Wiggins won his first Olympic gold medal by winning the individual pursuit by 4 seconds! He won two more medals at the games, one silver and one bronze and became the first British athlete for over 40 years to win more than 2 medals at a single Olympic Games. Following this amazing achievement, Wiggins was appointed an OBE for his services to sport.
His breakthrough in the Tour de France came in 2009. Following the disqualification of Lance Armstrong for doping offences, Wiggins finished third and became the first British cyclist in history to finish on the podium. In 2010, Wiggins moved to Team Sky and two years later in 2012, he won the Tour De France and became the rider in history to win the Tour de Romandie, Paris-Nice, Critérium du Dauphiné, and the Tour de France in one season.
That same year, Sir Bradley competed in the London 2012 Olympics and won the time trial, and with this, his seventh Olympic medal the Britain became the most decorated Olympian his country had ever had. He also set a new Guinness World Record becoming the only man ever to win both in the same year, both the Tour de France and Olympic gold. Winning the team pursuit, Wiggins won his fifth and last Olympic gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
One of the most successful cyclists Britain has ever seen, Sir Bradley Wiggins CBE is an ideal choice for inspiring, motivational speeches. Also experienced in media presenting, Wiggins has more than the necessary skills to entertain and engage business audiences at corporate functions and events. Recounting the highlights and major challenges of his enduring career, he often talks on topics including teamwork, peak performance and drive & determination.
To book Bradley Wiggins as the motivational or Olympic speaker for your function, corporate event or conference, contact Champions Olympic Speakers using the contact details below.
When he’s at corporate events, Chris Hoy is known to discuss the following topics:
- British Cycling
- The Tour De France
- Peak Performance
- Overcoming Setbacks
- Drive & Determination
- The Olympics
Watch an interview with Sir Bradley about some of the highlights of his career …
Some of the highlights of Sir Wiggins’ career are as follows:
- Tour de France 2012, winner
- Velo D’Or 2012, winner
- Olympic Games (Gold medals)
- 2012 London, Time trial
- World Championships (Gold medals)
- 2014 Ponferrada Time trial
- Olympic Games
- 2004 Athens Individual pursuit
- 2008 Beijing Team pursuit
- 2008 Beijing Individual pursuit
- 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team pursuit
- World Championships
- 2003 Stuttgart Individual pursuit
- 2007 Palma de Mallorca Individual pursuit
- 2007 Palma de Mallorca Team pursuit
- 2008 Manchester Individual pursuit
- 2008 Manchester Team pursuit
- 2008 Manchester Madison
- 2016 London Madison
- European Track Championships
- 2015 Grenchen Team pursuit