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.
Gallagher gears up for GC2018 The only Australian to win medals at a summer and winter Games chose track cycling because the sport offered her the opportunity to compete at the...
This is how big my smile & wave will be February next year when I have the incredible honour of carrying the @gc2018 Queens #baton in my home town #Geelong! I'm SO excited!!!Congrats to all the other baton bearers who were officially announced today! 😀😀😀 #QBR2018 #SHARETHEDREAM @ausparalympics @cyclingaustralia
A VERY special host for today's tour of @seeingeyedogsaustralia National #Puppy centre... 9 week old Jarvis! We got to meet the newest pupply litter (4 weeks old) through to 18 months & in full training! SEDA are in desperate need of puppy carers so if you've ever thought about looking after one of these cuties please get in touch, all costs are covered they just need your love! Swipe across to see the newest litter, their Mum going for a dip in this beautiful heat & Jarvis all tuckered out from too many cuddles. It's tough being a cute puppy! Side tip- be sure to follow @seeingeyedogsaustralia on Insta for hands down the cutest insta stories you will ever see! 😍🐶💕 #SeeingEyeDog #dog #puppies @visionaustralia
Loved meeting the @keepitcleaner girls to be part of their Girls Who Kic It web chats. Some serious #girlpower! Keep up the awesome work @laura.henshaw @stephclairesmith 👊 #Repost @keepitcleaner (@get_repost) ・・・ On today's Girls who KIC it, we spoke to the inspiring @jessgallagher86, a Summer & Winter Paralympic medalist and all round amazing lady! Make sure you're all signed up to kicgirls.com and let's appreciate this sensational lady together 😘 - #KIC #KICgirls #KICit #keepitcleaner #girlswhoKICit #jessgallagher #galpals #inspirationalwomen
Happy #WorldSightDayAU 👀 To celebrate & raise awareness I chatted with Grant Wilson, assistive #technology guru from @visionaustralia about how it has revolutionised #accessibilty, #independance & participation for those with #blindness or #lowvision. Head to my facebook page (link in bio) to see our chat! 👍 #MakeVisioncount