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 nominated for the 2016 Cycling Australia Subaru People’s Choice Award! Can you believe it?! I'm so thrilled to share that I have been nominated for the 2016 Cycling...
A lovely evening at the #Maribynong #inclusive recognition awards. So fortunate to live in a great #community with so many groups & individuals ensuring equal opportunities for everyone. Honoured to win the Recreation & sports individual award pictured here with Cr Catherine Cumming the Mayoress! Congrats to everyone involved. 👌 #IDPWD #removingbarriers #citycouncil #westisbest