Top 5 Olympic Speakers for Virtual Events in 2021


No strangers to enthralling viewers at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, our inspiring athletes are the perfect additions to virtual and hybrid events. They have each experienced the dizzying heights of success, making these speakers experts on setting and achieving your goals, an essential message for remote and office-based staff alike.

When booked for virtual events, our Olympic motivational speakers tailor their topics to suit your audience, and complement the occasion’s theme. Ideal for 2021, a year when many businesses are eager to recover from the challenges of 2020, these speakers will inspire resilience and determination in their employees.

Check out the best Olympic speakers for virtual events 2021, below.

Sharron Davies

Olympic swimming Silver medallist and world renowned speaker, Sharron Davies is a popular choice for virtual events. She talks extensively about how she overcame setbacks in her career, and the impact that high-pressure competing had on her mental wellbeing. Having narrowly missed out on a Gold medal due to her competitor’s doping scandal, Sharron now teaches audiences how to harness disappointment as motivation to persevere.

Mark Foster

Mark Foster is a six-time swimming World Champion, an outstanding achievement credited to his drive and determination. The commentator and media sensation has competed at five Olympic Games, and earned a nation of fans in doing so who have eagerly followed his presenting roles since then. At virtual events, Mark shares with audiences his story of success, to inspire personal development.

Nicola Adams

As the first female British boxer to win Olympic Gold, Nicola Adams is no stranger to breaking the mould. She is also a proud member of the LGBT+ community, so often discusses what it like being a lesbian, female athlete in a male-dominated sport at events. At her virtual addresses, Nicola captivates audiences with her inspiring story, leaving them feeling empowered.

Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes is a woman of many talents. The Olympic Gold-medallist, Honorary British Army Colonel and powerful mental health speaker has had a defining impact on the athletics track and the military, earning her a DBE in 2005. When booked for virtual events, Kelly can discuss with audiences the physical and mental resilience she harnessed to win two Gold medals at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.

Derek Redmond

Derek Redmond has experienced first-hand the highs and lows of professional competing. The British record-holder suffered a career-ending injury at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, when his hamstring tore mere metres from the finishing line. In the arms of his father, Derek persevered and completed the race, a feat of human determination. Now a virtual Olympic speaker, he shares with audiences the willpower needed to continue fighting in the face of failure.

Book an Olympic Speaker for Your Virtual Event

To enquire about booking virtual Olympic speaker or Paralympic speaker, contact Champions Olympic Speakers either by phone, on 01509 85 29 27, or via our online contact form, to receive your free quote.