Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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Sep
9

The next chapter

The next chapter Today I find myself in a very reflective mood as I announce to everybody my move from Cycling to Rowing. Being a vision impaired athlete reliant on support from tandem pilots & ski guides I’ve developed some incredible partnerships over the past 12 years. Regrettably now as the train to Tokyo continues the cycling system has been unable to sustain a tandem...

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Sep
2

Jess joins Jockey Australia for SS19

JOCKEY "BEHIND GREATNESS" CAMPAIGN   Is there anything more annoying than un-comfy undies? I don't think so!  This is why I’m very excited to be working with Jockey Australia SS19 BEHIND GREATNESS campaign. Jockey are also getting behind our Australian athletes, announcing that they are the official underwear and socks supplier of the 2020 Paralympic and...

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Apr
17

Paralympian Jessica Gallagher is helping others as an Osteopath

  A big thanks to The Daily Edition for having me on to help celebrate Osteopathy Awareness Week. If you missed the interview you can watch it right here! Enjoy! :) Originally published via The Daily Edition here >>> https://7news.com.au/the-daily-edition/paralympian-jessica-gallagher-is-helping-others-as-an-osteopath-c-65568

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Apr
1

Premiers Active April

I'm delighted to again be involved with Premier's Active April as an ambassador!   It's a fantastic initiative and part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to promote healthy, active lifestyles and get Victorians to join in the fun of increased physical activity. We are asking all Victorian's to commit to 30 minutes of movement each day of April, you can...

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Mar
22

World Champs 2019

Apeldoorn, Netherlands were the host of the 2019 UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships and what an event they put on! Now the weather certainly didn't play it's part (it pretty much rained and was grey the ENTIRE time) but the Dutch certainly love their cycling and they were out in their droves to support the home team and the World's best Para-Cylists.  The Australian...

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Nov
19

Making The Time To Live Your Best Life

As a professional athlete with multiple career paths there’s one question in particular I’m often asked… how do you fit everything in? Well to be quite frank from my experience it’s not easy! Firstly and importantly, we are all busy! I don’t think there is anyone out there who isn’t juggling multiple plates and responsibilities and it’s not easy for...

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Oct
19

Womens Health & Samsung Uninterrupted podcast

In this brand new podcast series, powered by Samsung, Women’s Health Australia Editor Jacqui Mooney chats to game-changing women about life, success, health, fitness, wellness… and everything in between. I’m delighted to have been involved. I’d love for you all to take a listen and be sure to let me know what you think! You can find the podcast on all platforms or...

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Sep
14

Women's Board Leadership Program

Professional development is an area I thrive on. I love learning new information and skills, challenging my perspective, beliefs and values so naturally I was incredibly excited to receive a scholarship in the inaugural Women’s Board Leadership program developed by the Victorian Government in partnership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors. The scholarship provided me the...

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Aug
5

Alfie's story

Last year I received a beautiful email from a Mum whose son had been diagnosed with an eye condition. It broke my heart to learn that on diagnosis the Doctor had told her and her husband that their little baby boy would be bullied growing up, never get a job and that he would never live a fulfilled life. Understandably, they were distraught and utterly heartbroken. During this time they...

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Jul
12

Visionary device puts life into focus

  I can’t even begin to explain how genuinely excited I was the morning I woke knowing that in just a few short hours I would be blessed with the opportunity to try a new piece of adaptive technology created by my friends at Samsung. Alongside the excitement were some notable nerves. IrisVision has had some amazing reviews and with my eye disease currently incurable it’s rare...

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