Jess Gallagher is both a Summer and Winter Paralympian, having competed for Australia in Long Jump, Javelin (track and field), Slalom and Giant Slalom (alpine skiing). She has since transitioned to track cycling and in March 2016 became World Champion & the new World Record Holder in the tandem sprint.
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.
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.
Wow … how exciting is this! I’m really excited to share with everyone that I’ve been working away on a special project with my sponsor 2XU! Introducing...
World Champion Para-cyclist... 2 x Paralympic medalist alpine skiier... fashion designer?! Yep... I'm so excited to share that I have collaborated with @2xu to create an exclusive and limited edition women's and men's cycling range! Incorporating #2XU's premium high perofrmance technical fabrics and bright and bold design elements reflective of my journey I hope that you love them as much a I do! It was such a fun process but so challenging trying to create a garment that reflected my personality. I'm so grateful to also share that 2XU is proud to donate proceeds from these kits in direct support of my #RoadToRio. Please feel free to share this with all your friends and family! To learn more or purchase these exclusive custom kits click the link below AND IN MY BIO 👆😀 #cycling #paracycling #2XUJessGallagher #customkits #kits #teamwear #2XUcompression #aussiecycling https://clubs.2xuteamwear.com/JGTW16C