Kelvin Giles

Kelvin Giles

Kelvin Giles is an Olympic speaker with a difference. The founder of athlete development consultancy Movement Dynamics UK, he is a specialist in the efficiency of movement in athletes, efficiency that improves performanc

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Adam Yates

Adam Yates

Adam Yates is one of Britain’s leading road and track cyclists who rides for Mitchelton-Scott. In 2016, Yates became the first British rider to win the young rider classification at the Tour de France. A natural climber,

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Barney Storey

Barney Storey

Barney Storey is more than an athlete, he is a sighted pilot for visually impaired tandem track cyclists. As a supporter of the Paralympics and diabetes sufferer himself, Barney understands the physical and mental streng

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Ben Ainslie

Ben Ainslie

What can you say about Ben Ainslie that doesn’t involve hyperbole? Put simply, he is a four-times Olympic gold medallist, 11 times world champion, nine times European champion, one time America’s Cup winner and highly po

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Beth Tweddle

Beth Tweddle

Olympic Speaker Beth Tweddle MBE is the most successful British gymnast, male or female, in the history of the sport. She is also the first female gymnast from Great Britain to win a medal at the European Championships,

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Ben Hunt-Davis

Ben Hunt-Davis

Olympic speaker, Ben Hunt-Davis has been part of Team GB at five Olympic Games. As well as competing in 1992, 1996 and 2000, he was a staff member in 2008 and 2012. The peak of Ben’s sporting career was when he was part

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Bill Furniss

Bill Furniss

Olympic gold medal winner Bill Furniss is probably best known as Rebecca Adlington’s British Swimming Coach. Whilst coaching Rebecca to success, he helped her to win two gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and

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Bob Jungels

Bob Jungels

Olympic speaker Bob Jungels is a professional cyclist. He started training and competing at a young age, making Bob an expert in handling pressure and maximising success. Winning the 2010 Junior World Time-Trial Champion

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Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins

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 i

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Brian Jacks

Brian Jacks

Medal winner Brian Jacks is probably best known to UK audiences for his performances on the Superstars TV programme. On the show, he won the 1979 and 1980 British Finals, the 1979 European Final, the 1980 British Final a

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Charles van Commenée

Charles van Commenée

Dutch athletics coach, Charles Van Commenée, is probably best known as the coach who drove Team GB to major athletics success at the London 2012 Olympic Games. This Olympic speaker was the performance director of the Dut

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Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin is a horserider like no other. As a member of British Elite in dressage, she is frequently booked to share her knowledge at sporting events nationwide. Calculated and calm, she effortlessly navigates t

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Chris Hoy

Chris Hoy

Scottish Olympic speaker Sir Chris Hoy MBE, is Britain’s most successful competitor that the Olympic Games has ever seen and the most successful Olympic male cyclist of all time. Now retired, Hoy spends a lot of his time

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Dan Hunt

Dan Hunt

Olympic cycling coach, the Premier League’s head of elite performance and now a popular Olympic speaker, Dan Hunt has the skills needed to inspire any kind of audience. Dan discusses a range of topics in his speeches, fr

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Danny Crates

Danny Crates

Audiences are enthralled by Danny Crates, especially when he recounts his story of losing his right arm in a car accident, then taking up athletics to win gold medal after gold medal. Four years after his 1994 accident,

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David Bunyan

David Bunyan

During his seven years as the Team GB hockey coach, David Bunyan went to appear at two Olympic Games with the men’s team. The Olympic speaker brought more than three-and-a-half decades of experience to the role before jo

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Denise Lewis

Denise Lewis

Olympic heptathlon gold medal winner Denise Lewis is an Olympic speaker with an amazing story to tell. Famed within her discipline, she has made a name for herself from her popular media career. As an Olympic speaker, De

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Derek Redmond

Derek Redmond

Former athlete Derek Redmond is no ordinary Olympic speaker. He knows more than most what it is to pick yourself up and carry on when all hope seems lost, making his advice invaluable. The former British record holder fo

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Dina Asher-Smith

Dina Asher-Smith

Dina Asher-Smith is a rising star in the world of athletics, having recently been titled the fastest British woman in recorded history. After winning the 2013 European Junior 200m title and the 2014 World Junior 100m tit

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Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds is a British swimmer and Olympic Speaker with four Paralympic gold medals and 10 world records to her name. She shot to fame when she won her first Paralympic medal at the age just 13 at the Beijing Olympi

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Frank Dick

Frank Dick

Motivational speaker and former sporting coach, Frank Dick OBE, is credited for coaching Team GB through their “golden era” of Olympic Games. Mentoring such athletes as Daley Thompson, Steve Ovett and Lord Sebastian Coe,

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Greg Whyte

Greg Whyte

Greg Whyte specialises in the scientific side of sport and has become renowned worldwide as a leading authority on exercise and fitness. As an Olympic speaker, Greg can draw on his extensive knowledge of physiology and p

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Jade Jones

Jade Jones

Athlete and Olympic speaker Jade Jones OBE is best known for winning Great Britain’s first-ever taekwondo gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. As a speaker, Jade shares her experience of elite sport, discussin

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James Cracknell

James Cracknell

James Cracknell is as popular on the water as he is on the screen and stage, a testament to not just his athletic skill, but his likeable nature too. The two time Olympic gold medal winner featured on 2019’s Strictly Com

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Jo Pavey

Jo Pavey

Long-distance runner and Olympic speaker Jo tasted success from a very early age, achieving a 1500m British record when she was just 15 years old. She is probably best known, however, for taking part in no fewer than fou

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Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell

Olympic gold medal winner, Joanna Rowsell is one of the greats of the Great Britain Cycling Team, having also won gold medals in the women’s team pursuit at the World Championships of 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2014 and a gold

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Joey Duck

Joey Duck

British athlete, Joey Duck, doesn’t just have a great name, she is also a highly popular Olympic speaker who has a whole string of anecdotes and stories to relate from her experiences at the top of her sport. Not just a

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Karen Pickering

Karen Pickering

There are swimmers and there is Karen Pickering MBE, an inspirational athlete and Olympic speaker who has set up the Karen Pickering SWIM Schools and the Karen Pickering SWIM Foundation, the latter providing bursaries fo

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Katharine Merry

Katharine Merry

Olympic medal winner, sprinter and Olympic speaker Katharine Merry has proved that age is no barrier – she was the fastest in the world when she was 14 (running 7.35s indoors in the 60m, achieving a record that she till

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Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger is a British rower best known for her success at the London Olympics in 2012. Born in Glasgow, the Olympic speaker is one of the most successful British sportswomen in history, boasting an Olympic gold

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Keith Antoine

Keith Antoine

Keith Antoine is a world-renowned coach who has coached a number of runners who have competed in both the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Having coached high profile names such as Richard Whitehead MBE, Antoine is a

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Laura Kenny

Laura Kenny

Olympic cyclist, Laura Kenny (previously Trott) CBE is widely regarded as Great Britain’s greatest ever female cyclist having won numerous gold medals as the world’s most prestigious cycling events. A track and road cycl

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Laura Muir

Laura Muir

British middle-distance runner, Laura Muir specialises in the 800m, 1500m, 3000m and 5000m. A talented and promising athlete, Laura has earned her time in the limelight with impeccable performances that prove her determi

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Lauren Price

Lauren Price

A professional boxer, Lauren Price has wowed the general public with her talents in the boxing ring. Competing in the amateur boxing discipline, Lauren has been a competitor in some of the world’s most prestigious matche

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan

Formerly number one of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Tour rankings, Lizzie Deignan is an Olympic speaker and professional track and road racing cycling champion. Lizzie now spends lots of time as an Olymp

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Louis Smith

Louis Smith

Louis Smith MBE is a retired artistic gymnast who enjoyed an extremely successful career. Although still very young, Smith has retired due to exciting opportunities outside of gymnastics. Throughout his prolific career,

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Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown

Olympic speaker Malcolm Brown MBE is a Performance Coach based at the Leeds Triathlon Centre who has coached the Olympic medal-winning Brownlee brothers, along with Jack Maitland since they were teenagers. As a coach and

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Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Mark Foster is recognised as one of Britain’s most decorated swimmers ever having won 47 medals worldwide. Having succeeded from an early age, Foster has spent a career in the spotlight and during his time as an Olympic

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Martin Colclough

Martin Colclough

Former soldier and now popular Olympic speaker Martin Colclough OBE worked with the Help for Heroes charity four years after its formation. His role there was to work on the charity’s Adaptive Sports and Adventurous Trai

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Matthew Pinsent

Matthew Pinsent

British rower and Olympic speaker, Matthew Pinsent is one of Great Britain’s most successful athletes ever with no fewer than 14 gold medals. He is one of only five athletes to win four consecutive Olympic Games gold med

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Mo Farah

Mo Farah

Mo Farah is one of the UK’s greatest ever athletes, the long-distance runner is a multiple Olympic, European and World champion. The first GB athlete to win three long-distance doubles at successive World Championships a

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Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams is an Olympic speaker whose fantastic smile and brilliant personality are not the only winning things about her. Nicola is most well-known for being the first female British boxer to win an Olympic gold meda

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Paula Dunn

Paula Dunn

A former sprinter for England and Great Britain, Paula Dunn excelled in the 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay. At the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, the Olympic speaker was one of the coaches who helped the team to finish

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Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

Short-shooting specialist and Olympic speaker Peter Wilson was the youngest competitor in the men’s double trap event at the 2012 London Olympic Games – but it didn’t stop him winning the gold medal, Britain’s first Olym

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Richard Hounslow

Richard Hounslow

Slalom canoeist and Olympic speaker Richard Hounslow is probably best known as the former European and World Champion in the C-2 (men’s canoe double) and K-1 (kayak single) categories. However, perhaps, more importantly,

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Roger Black

Roger Black

With seven gold medals, two silvers and one bronze to his name, Olympic speaker and former athletics champion Roger Black MBE is one of the biggest names in Great British sport. Now retired, Black spends a lot of his tim

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Sam Ruddock

Sam Ruddock

Sam Ruddock has a form of cerebral palsy that affects his co-ordination, balance and his ability to flex several muscles in his lower body – however, the Paralympic speaker and Paralympic athlete have wowed audiences wit

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Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe

The driving force behind the 2012 London Olympics, Lord Sebastian Coe KBE, is the President of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) and a former leading middle-distance runner winning 4 Olympic medals inc

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Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies MBE is an athlete who the public absolutely adore and respect. The Olympic speaker is not just known for her incredible swimming performances but also for her copious TV work as a pundit and presenter. Hav

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Steve Cram

Steve Cram

Steve Cram CBE is a retired track and field athlete who specialised in the 1500 metres running event. Having been around in an era of some of Britain’s greatest ever middle distance runners, Cram was renowned for being a

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Steve Parry

Steve Parry

Olympic speaker Steve Parry is a retired British Olympian butterfly swimmer who competed internationally in 100-metre and 200-metre butterfly distances and claimed a number of medals in this discipline, including at the

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Steve Redgrave

Steve Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE is a former British rower and an extremely in-demand Olympic speaker who has won no fewer than five gold medals in consecutive Olympic Games. He is now recognised as the most outstanding rower in t

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Tanni Grey-Thompson

Tanni Grey-Thompson

The Paralympian, crossbench peer in the House of Lords, broadcaster and Paralympic speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is one of the UK’s most successful Paralympic athletes. She competed in five Paralympic Games and wo

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Tessa Sanderson

Tessa Sanderson

Tessa Sanderson is a top Olympic speaker and former English javelin thrower and heptathlete who competed in the javelin competition in every one of the six Olympic Games from 1976 to 1996, winning the gold medal in 1984

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Tim Foster

Tim Foster

Few Olympians have made the transition from athlete to coach as smoothly as Tim Foster MBE. After achieving his goal of winning a gold medal as part of the coxless fours at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000, the Olympic s

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Tony Cunningham

Tony Cunningham

Tony Cunningham is the kind of Olympic speaker who captures the attention of his audience and keeps them hooked throughout his presentation. Although not an athlete, Tony has changed the world of athletics and is one of

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Eight-time Olympic champion, Usain Bolt is described as the most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen. The Olympic speaker certainly caught the attention of the world when he won three gold medals and broke t

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Dave Brailsford

Dave Brailsford

General Manager of Team Ineos cycling, Sir Dave Brailsford has been the driving force behind the success of the Great Britain Cycling Team. Brailsford is an expert in peak performance and is best known for his philosophy

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Jon Norfolk

Jon Norfolk

Jon Norfolk MBE has been instrumental in the success of Team GB Cycling ever since the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Now the Team GB Cycling Para-Cycling Head Coach, his energy and commitment to nurturing his fellow cyclists is

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Graham Bell

Graham Bell

Having gained invaluable experience competing at the Olympics skiing events, motivational speaker Graham Bell now shares his story at after-dinner events. Such intense events shaped Graham as a person, moulding him into

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Michael Goodfellow

Michael Goodfellow

Scottish curler and Olympic speaker Michael Goodfellow is best known for his incredible performance at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, where he won a silver medal. Having won the silver medal, Goodefllow

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Shelley Rudman

Shelley Rudman

A specialist in the Winter Olympic Games sport of skeleton bobsleigh, in which she rides head-first and lying face down on a flat sledge, Olympic speaker Shelley Rudman is probably most famous for winning a silver medal

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Torvill & Dean

Torvill & Dean

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean went from being an insurance clerk and a police constable respectively, to wowing the world and becoming genuine Olympic legends in 1984. Now highly sought after Olympic speakers, the p

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Lee Mckenzie

Lee Mckenzie

Lee McKenzie is a prolific and highly respected broadcasting journalist. She is famed for presenting Formula One, the Olympic and the Paralympic Games. Having worked for esteemed broadcasting providers such as the BBC an

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Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams is one of Team GB’s leading athletes, specialising in taekwondo and boasting an impressive medal tally of six gold, three silver and one bronze medal. A budding young athlete, Lauren competes in the 67kg

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Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell

Long jumper, pentathlete, 100m sprinter, 400m specialist – hurdles or on the flat… Sally Gunnell OBE has done the lot. The ultimate athlete and Olympic speaker, she has been Olympic champion, Commonwealth champion five t

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Why is Peak Performance Important for Sporting and Business Success?

In sport, peak performance separates the Bronze from the Gold medallists. Elite athletes are defined by their physical strength and mental resilience, which combine to reach peak sporting performance. At events, these speakers reveal how they developed such skills, to educate audiences of all industries.

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Constant performance often leads to stress and burnout, whereas peak performance ensures sustainable talent through productive rest. At events, Olympic and Paralympic speakers promote the importance of mental wellbeing in the workplace, as an essential factor of employee performance.    

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