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, discussing the pressure linked with setting a record. If her 13 gold medals aren’t enough, seeing the passion and determination exhibited by Jade in action reflect her commitment to sport.
Jade shot to fame just two years after she won her first gold medal. While at the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games in the 55kg category, Jade proved her prowess with another gold medal. In that same year, she won a bronze medal at the European Taekwondo Championships in Russia and was voted BBC Wales’ Junior Sportswoman of the Year.
Other medals in Jade’s collection includes a silver at the 2011 World Championships, a bronze at the 2012 European Championships and a silver at the 2014 European Championships. In 2012, Jade was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year, before being appointed an MBE the following year. Recently in the 2020 New Year Honours Jade was appointed an OBE for her services to Taekwondo.
In 2015, Jade Jones won another gold in the 57kg category, this time at the European Games in Baku. More recent success includes her gold medals at the 2018 Rome Grand Prix and the 2019 Manchester World Championships, reflecting how Jade continues to be at the top of her game. Jade has become an extremely popular Olympic speaker, entertaining audiences with her tales from one of the most technically challenging sports the Olympic Games have to offer. An expert in bravery and determination, her confident discussion of such topics as peak performance and maximising success make her a hit with corporate audiences.
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When featuring at events Jade is known to discuss such topics as:
- Goal Setting
- Drive & Determination
- Personal Development
- Peak Performance
- Motivation & Inspiration
Over the course of his career Jade earned the following achievements:
- Six gold medals at the Grand Prix from 2013 to 2019
- Gold medal at the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games
- Gold medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games
- Gold medal at the 2015 Baku European Games
- Gold medal at the 2016 Montreux European Championships
- Gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games
- Gold medal at the 2018 Kazan European Championships
- Gold medal at the 2019 Manchester World Championships