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.
It took just a little over a minute for Jessica Gallagher to create history in Rio. To be exact, 1:08.171. That was the time the vision-impaired Gallagher rode with pilot Madison Janssen to...
What a fun night! Off the plane & back to work with @snapforsight supporting @campaignforaustralianaid #comedy gala night with 12 of Australia's top comedians helping raise awareness of Australian aid #whoarewe. Randy was my favourite! Great concept to help deliver an important message! 😂😂😂 #vision2020 #aid #supportforothers
And we are safely home! 😃 A big thank you to @qantas for taking such good care of the @ausparalympics team. Some celebratory drinks, Aussie flags decorating the plane & a water salute as we pulled into our gate. We're very grateful for the support! Extra special as I got to sit with my track & field roomie @carleebeattie & of course @maddiejanssen 💛✈👍💚