Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist


Jess Gallagher is the first and only Australian athlete (Olympic or Paralympic) to win both Summer and Winter Paralympic medals,

The multi talented athlete has represented Australia in 3 sports. alpine skiing, athletics and most recently track cycling.

In 2010 at the Vancouver Winter Paralympics Jess became the first Australian women to win a Winter Paralympics medal when she won bronze in the Slalom. She won her second Paralympic medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics another bronze, this time in the Giant Slalom.  At the 2016 Rio Paralympics she won bronze in the 1km Time Trial on the tandem

Jess is a fully qualified Osteopath, Board Director at Vision 2020 Australia and an ambassador for a number of not-for-profit organisations.

Jess is a highly sought-after keynote and motivational speaker.

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The next chapter Today I find myself in a very reflective mood as I announce to everybody my move from Cycling to Rowing. Being a vision impaired athlete reliant on support from tandem pilots ...

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