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 of the gold medal-winning men’s eight with coxswain (8+) team, at the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games. The only British eight to have managed this achievement since 1912, Ben competed alongside seven other talented athletes. Ben is also an inspirational keynote speaker, who specialises in improving workplace culture for corporate audiences.
Author of the book Will It Make The Boat Go Faster?, Olympic speaker Ben was tasked by the British Olympic Association in 2009 to set up its Home Advantage Programme. Ben has continued to dedicate his time to sport, a testament to his passion – he has volunteered to appear at various rowing events in the UK, including being chair of the organising committee for 2013’s Samsung World Rowing Cup Eton Dorney.
Other strings to Ben’s bow include being a steward and management committee member at Henley Royal Regatta, while running workshops in his spare time on various sports, including football, rowing, canoeing, handball, American Football and Rugby league.
Ben is a popular keynote speaker. Whilst featuring at events nationwide, he expands upon the discussions in his book, offering his audience strategies for motivation and peak performance. He even set up a leadership development company under the same name. Ben’s speeches encourage his audience to embrace a new perspective, focus on what is important and work better as part of a team – the latter inspired by his experience of competitive sport. His principles are attributed to his Olympic teams’ success. In a corporate environment, Ben’s advice is invaluable. Capable of inspiring success and holding a room captivated on his every word, there are few speakers like Ben.
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When featuring at events Ben is known to discuss such topics as:
- Motivating Others
- The Key to Success
- Going for Gold
- Peak Performance
Over the course of his career Ben earned the following achievements:
- Gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games
- Silver medal at the 1999 St. Catherines World Championships