Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

Blog

Results 1 - 48 of 48

Nov
18

Junket- The un-conference

In early November I found myself jumping on a plane to Canberra to attend an un-conference. I really wasn’t sure what I had signed up for but was incredibly intrigued… what exactly is an un-conference? Hosted by Junkee, it was defined as ‘200 of Australia’s best and brightest young minds’, taking over the entire QT Canberra to create ideas on how to shape...

Read More

Oct
22

Off The Bike with Shane Kelly

A few months ago I caught up with Shane Kelly for a chat in his 'Off the Bike' series for Bike Exchange. We chat about well basically everything! My transition from skiing to cycling, how I ride a single bike as a vision impaired person, tandem track cycling in pursuit of the Rio Paralympics & a summer Paralympic medal & the incredible people & support I've found in the...

Read More

Sep
29

Blind Faith

A few months ago I had the absolute pleasure of being asked to be involved in a short film by videographer/ photographer Dean Saffron. He wanted to show people what makes me tick and get out of bed each morning chasing my dreams. We had so much fun shooting this around Melbourne's inner west so please enjoy & feel free to share around...! Blind Faith - Legally blind Australian Dual...

Read More

Aug
29

Alumnus Jess Gallagher gives her thoughts on #shapeRMIT

As an RMIT Alumnus I was recently asked to share my thoughts on the importance of #shapeRMIT- an initiative where RMIT is inviting everyone in the community to join the conversation on how the University can plan for success over the next five years. Click on the link below to see my interview on #shapeRMIT and discover how RMIT shaped who I am as a person having completed a Bachelor of...

Read More

Jun
16

Run 4 Vision - Vision Australia

I’m really excited to announce that on Sunday  July 26 I will be taking part in The Age Run Melbourne and ‘Running 4 Vision’ My superheroe buddy Sam Valavanis and I are participating in Run Melbourne on July 26th to raise funds for Vision Australia. Vision Australia provides services for people who are blind or have low vision across all walks of life. I first came...

Read More

Feb
14

The Collective #ladylike

The Collective x H&M celebrate International Womens Day with #ladylike    

Read More

Jul
4

Disabled Wintersport Australia’s inaugural women’s camp

Well my first week of life in the mountains has been a busy but incredibly rewarding one. I have recently been announced as an ambassador for Disabled Wintersport Australa (DWA) and in particular my role will include helping develop pathways and increase the levels of participation for women in adaptive snow sport and boy has my role started off with a bang! We have just finished the first...

Read More

Jun
25

Introducing Jess’s Blog

Well what an exciting time it is! A few firsts to go around! Welcome to my first blog and to my brand new website. Very excited to have it up and running and a big shout out and thank you to Neil from XERA for putting it together for me, I think it looks fantastic and look forward to hearing what you all think! It’s been a busy 9 months since competing at London 2012, surgery, a trip...

Read More

Results 1 - 48 of 48

Archives

Categories