Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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Feb
8

The Daily Edition: Unstoppable Aussie athlete

Unstoppable Aussie athlete The Daily Edition Published February 7th, 3:09 pm   The Daily Edition team meet an inspiring woman who hasn't let vision impairment stop her from achieving her dreams.   To WATCH Jess' appearance on Channel 7's The Daily Edition please click the link...

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Feb
3

INKLINE Go-getter feature

Jessica Gallagher is a multi-skilled Paralympic athlete and the first Australian to have won medals in both Summer and Winter games. by Julia Migné Originally published: http://jessgallaghercom.icmsdemo.com/icms/admin/index.php?mod=blogs#cont_blog_content   Jessica has always been sporty; habitually playing netball and basketball since she was young. However, at 17, she...

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Jan
26

Paralympian Jess Gallagher on Australia Day

The cyclist and skier writes about Oz’s sporting obsession - by Jess Gallagher   While Australia Day means different things to different people, and we may mark the day differently, I love that on our national day, we see people from all walks of life coming together as individuals, families and communities under our national identity as Aussies. And I believe sport is one ...

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Jan
25

2017 Australian team for UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships named

25 Jan 2017 , by Cycling Australia   Cycling Australia is pleased to announce an 11-rider team for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships to be held in Los Angeles from 2-5 March 2017. Reigning Paralympic champion David Nicholas (QLD) headlines a team which features a host of Australia's heroes from the Rio Games including five medallists. Nicholas, who...

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Jan
4

Jess inspires #RMITGrad2016

  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 Graduation as an alumni. My RMIT family have been just as supportive to me as an alumni as when I was a student and this year they wanted to recognise their Paralympic and Olympic athletes at the...

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Dec
28

Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards

  Each year to celebrate International Day for People with a Disability the Maribyrnong City Council hold the MIRA awards, recognising those in our local community who have made a difference for people with a disabilities in areas as diverse as arts, business, volunteering, youth, sports and recreation fields. They acknowledge individuals, clubs, groups, businesses and not-for-profit...

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Dec
20

#ParaTrackNats Gallagher & Janssen sport rainbows to win Nationals gold

Records fly on day two at Para Track Nationals 16 Dec 2016 , by Cycling Australia   An All Comers record to reigning world champions Jessica Gallagher (VIC) and Pilot Madison Janssen (QLD) and a national record to teenager Allan Gordon (NSW) highlighted the final day of action at the 2017 Cycling Australia Para-Cycling Track National Championships at Melbourne’s...

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Oct
19

VOTE FOR JESS!

Jess nominated for the 2016 Cycling Australia Subaru People’s Choice Award! Can you believe it?! I'm so thrilled to share that I have been nominated for the 2016 Cycling Australia Subaru People's Choice Award! It's been a fantastic first year on the Aussie Cycling team for me and I'm excited to be nominated alongside some incredible athletes. If you have a few...

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Sep
29

Have You Been Paying Attention?

Have You Been Paying Attention? It was an incredibly exciting moment when I opened up my email to find an invitation to join Channel 10's Have YouBeen Paying Attention? as a guest quizmaster! It's one of my favourite shows and keeps me up well beyond my bedtime on a Monday night given my alarm goes off at 5am for gym! So you can imagine my excitement as I turned up to the Channel 10...

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Sep
24

Jess creates Australian history as first Summer and Winter medallist

It took just a little over a minute for Jessica Gallagher to create history in Rio. To be exact, 1:08.171. That was the time the vision-impaired Gallagher rode with pilot Madison Janssen to claim bronze in the tandem kilometre time trial at the Paralympics. It saw her become the first Australian to medal at both a Winter and a Summer Paralympic Games. It has also earned her Swoop Play ...

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