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.
Jess jumps on board as a Premier's Active April ambassador for 2017! I am thrilled to announce that I will be joining the team as an ambassador for 2017!As a Paralympian and...
Very excited to announce that I've jumped on board as an #ambassador for @premiersactiveapril 💪 As a #Paralympian & #Osteopath I get to experience first hand & through my patients the #positive impact of staying #active so I'm pumped to help spread the word! So come join me & set yourself the #goal of 30 minutes of activity every day in April! You can register right now, it's FREE & there is lots of great info on the website to help encourage you to start moving!!! Let's do this! 👊🚲💚🏃 #ActiveApril #MyActiveApril #Health #Fitness #Fun #Free #Victoria #Melbourne #Geelong #Wellness #KeepMoving