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.
Samsung #DoWhatYouCant Jessica Gallagher - You can't cycle without vision At the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics I partnered with Samsung as part of their global TVC...
RIO RACING! 👌 Here's all the info you need if you'd like to watch @maddiejanssen & I race our hearts out! Screenshot it, save it or share it we're super pumped to head to Rio today & can't thank everyone enough for all their support. Bring on the Paralympics!!! 😀 @ausparalympics @cyclingaustralia #WeBelieve #AussieCycling #Paralympics #ParaCycling
'it’s no wonder they’re freezing. Inside the tunnel they face 60km/h winds, designed to mimic the speed of their bike in the Paralympic Velodrome'. - It was a privilage being able to work with RMIT's enigneers helping us fine tune every element of our position to make us go faster. This is a great article and video explaining why #aerodynamics are so critical in #tandem #track #cycling. Thank you immensely to RMIT University, my former stomping ground as an #Osteo student. Very proud to be a part of the RMIT family. @rmituniversity @rmitalumni @rmitsport @maddiejanssen @cyclingaustralia #sportscience #enigneering Link here or check it out on my website! http://www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news/2016/august/breezing-her-way-to-paralympics-success