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.
When I was an RMIT student I missed both my Bachelor and Master's degree graduations from being overseas ski racing so it was an absolute privilage to be invited along to the 2016 RMIT...
Happy New Year! 🎉🍾💕 What a phenomenal way to close the door on 2016 & ring in 2017 than a dinner cruise along the Yarra! The PERFECT position to see #Melbourne & the fireworks in all there glory! 360 degree firework views, surrounded by thousands of people on the river banks whilst we floated down the middle of it! An incredible evening! 😍