English Olympic speaker and gold medal winning track and field athlete Louise Hazel is a former champion heptathlete who took retirement following her participation in the London 2012 Olympic Games. Having enjoyed a successful career, Hazel now spends her time inspiring audiences across the world with her motivational speeches.
Now working as a sports speaker at a variety of events Hazel is renowned across the UK for her impressive sports abilities as well as a popular presence in the media, as well as working as a live function and after dinner speaker, Hazel is also a sports mentor at Birmingham University. Having an abundance of knowledge in sports and business-related topics ensure that her speeches are both educational and intriguing.
She boats a number of incredibly impressive performances around the world, including top 20 rankings at more than one European Championship, Hazel also suffered from a number of injuries that dogged her over the years. As a speaker, she often discusses the importance of dealing with setbacks.
Louise is best known for her participation in the Commonwealth Games, taking part in her first in Delhi in 2010, where she secured a number of medals including two silvers and a gold medal in the javelin. Hazel retired from the heptathlon event three years later, hoping to focus on other events.
Upon hearing that the 2014 Commonwealth Games were to be held in Glasgow Louise Hazel began training for the event, intending to come out of retirement and once again claim success as a heptathlete and sports speaker. However, a recurring bought of ulcerative colitis forced Louise to back out at the last minute.
As an after dinner speaker, Louise Hazel offers audiences a unique insight into the world of athletics. She often discusses a number of topics such as overcoming adversity, diversity and inclusion. Possessing great presenting skills and knowledge on a range of subjects, Louise Hazel is now one of the most highly sought after Olympic speakers on the circuit.
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When speaking at events, Hazel is known to discuss topics such as:
- Drive & Determination
- Mental Resilience
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Overcoming Adversity
- Maximising Success
- Dealing with Setbacks
- Peak Performance
Over the course of her career, Hazel has earned the following achievements:
- One gold medal at the Commonwealth Games