Some of our finest athletes and athletics commentators are available to give inspiring talks about all aspects of their career and the world of athletics.
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One of the world’s fastest 100m sprinters Dwain Chambers offers an intriguing insight into what it is like to be at the top, lose it all and claw it all back. His speech is about human frailty, deceit, investigation, admitting guilt, the backlash and a return to world athletics.
Sally Gunnell OBE
Outstanding Speaker, Sally Gunnell O.B.E. holds a place in the hearts of the nation as the most popular female sportswoman of our time, and our most successful. She is the only woman to hold four titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European & Commonwealth and also held the World Record for the 400m hurdles.
Denise Lewis OBE
Denise was inspired to become an Olympian at just eight years old as she watched the Moscow Olympics in 1980 and the seeds of ambition were planted. She was so enthralled by the performances of Daley Thompson and Sebastian Coe that she vowed to make it to the Olympics one day and be the best in the world.
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE
Inspirational speaker Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE is Britains most successful Paralympic athlete ever!
Steve Backley OBE
Olympic medallist, corporate speaker, sports commentator, presenter and author Steve is the only British track and field competitor to win medals at three different Olympic Games – Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney.
Sophia is a sprinter and a European World Record holder in the 100m and 200m in the T35 category.
Stefanie ‘Stef’ Reid is a world record holding Paralympic athlete who competes for Great Britain in the 100m, 200m and Long Jump.
Steve Cram MBE
World Record Holder and Olympic Medalist, Journalist and BBC Chief Athletics Commentator Steve Cram is one of the world’s most successful middle distance athletes of all time.
Steve is one of the countrys best and most sought after motivational speakers, a highly successful high jumper who won medals at every major championship.
Jason Gardener MBE
Olympic Champion, World Champion, Commonwealth Champion, European Champion, 60m, 100m and 4x100m Relay Team Sprinter. Jason is most famous for leading the Great Britain team to Olympic Gold in 2004 and breaking the magical 10 second barrier for 100m.
One of TV and radios best known presenters, John has made a name for himself hosting coverage of events such as The Olympics and Grandstand and is currently the face of Rugby on the BBC.
Hazel is one of BBC Sport’s most experienced, versatile and recognisable broadcasters, she was a regular presenter of Grandstand and Sunday Grandstand and is face of its snooker and athletics coverage.
Dame Kelly Holmes
Kelly is a worldwide female sporting icon and Double Olympic champion. She is only the third female athlete to win both 800m and 1500m Gold at the same Olympics. Her speeches are both hugely motivating and inspirational.
Daley Thompson CBE
Daley is the world’s greatest ever all round athlete and Double Olympic Champion. He is the first person ever to hold the World, Olympic, Commonwealth and European titles at the same time, as well as the World Record and was unbeaten in 9 years of competition. He is both motivational and inspirational.