Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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Oct
28

200 WOMEN

200 Women Who Will Change The Way You See The World   It still feels like a dream my involvement in the 200 WOMEN project. Out of the blue I received an invitation from a publisher in New Zealand asking if I would share my story in an incredible project they were working on, it certainly sparked my interest and desire to learn more. The philosophy of Geoff and Ruth (the authors) to...

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Sep
24

Gallagher gears up for GC2018

Gallagher gears up for GC2018   The only Australian to win medals at a summer and winter Games chose track cycling because the sport offered her the opportunity to compete at the Commonwealth Games.   (Sport ambassador for Cycling, Jess celebrates GC2018 1 Year To Go with the launch of the Gold Coast's custom trams)   Jess Gallagher didn’t...

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Jul
13

Five inspirational Australian women we can all look up to.

Five inspirational Australian women we can all look up to   By Belinda Jepsen for MAMAMIA   When you think of the word ‘hero’, you probably conjure up an image of some dude in spandex and a cape. But heroes come in many different guises, from many different parts of the world and pursue many different paths. They can be heart surgeons, mountaineers,...

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Jul
8

Get To Know Your Osteo

Get To Know Your Osteo: Jessica Gallagher   Growing up in Geelong, Jess was diagnosed with a rare eye disease, cone dystrophy, when she was 17 years old. It caused her to lose much of her eyesight and she is now classified as legally blind – but that hasn’t stopped her from achieving amazing things. Jess Gallagher is the first and only Australian athlete (Olympic or...

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Jun
28

My top tips for keeping active and staying healthy this winter

       Liforce Osteopathy blog My top tips for keeping active and staying healthy this winter By Jessica Gallagher   As we head into the depths of winter I am hearing lots of grumblings of trying to stay healthy and active in the cold and I don't blame you! Even as a Paralympic alpine skier (now track cyclist) who should be a fan of the...

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May
5

The Performance Kitchen

  Interview | Dr. Jessica Gallagher   Australian athlete Dr Jessica Gallagher, has a unique training problem; how do you train for the Summer Paralympics and the Winter Paralympics at the same time? Outrageously talented,  Jessica has represented Australia at the elite level in athletics, track cycling, & alpine skiing. In the process, she has taken home three...

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Apr
4

GC2018 Commonwealth Games 1 Year To Go

Jess named GC2018 Sport Ambassador For Cycling!   Can you believe it?! We are officially under ONE YEAR until the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast or as you will see around the news, GC2018. It's such an exciting time, I cannot believe that I will finally have the opportunity to compete on home soil at a major championship giving all of my friends and family the chance to see...

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Mar
30

InStyle Women Of Style Awards

InStyle 'Women Of Style' Awards Brought to you by Audi, Georg Jensen, David Jones, Champagne Duperrey & AERIN   It is with pure excitement that I can share my nomination for the 2017 InStyle magazine 'Women Of Style' awards in the sport category. Ah-mazing! I was thrilled to be involved in a photo shoot celebrating the announcement of all nominees in a...

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Mar
23

Fierce Females Making Industry Inroads

  The Collective x H&M present #ladylike These woman say, "Yes, we can". by Bridget de Maine Jess Gallagher, athlete The first Australian to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, Jessica has represented Australia in alpine skiing, athletics and track cycling – all with a rare eye disease, cone dystrophy, that has caused her...

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Mar
19

My Sponsorship Vision with Jessica Gallagher

  The Athlete Sponsorship Podcast Episode 15 – My Sponsorship Vision – with Jessica Gallagher   Episode 15 brings a very special guest to the show, and who offers insight and inspiration, as well as some practical examples of how to get sponsorship right. Jessica Gallagher is an incredible athlete, competing and medalling in both the summer and winter...

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Mar
1

2XU The Ultimate Recovery Compression

2XU: The real gains begin NOW! It was an absolute delight when my long time sponsor 2XU asked me to be involved in their latest campaign for their BRAND NEW compression technology. I had been sent a pair of the new recovery tights a few months earlier to test out, one of the things I love about 2XU is that they engage with their athletes so much and ask us to be involved in all aspects of...

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Feb
23

Premiers #ActiveApril 2017

  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 Osteopath I really get to experience firsthand and see through working with my patients the incredible positive impact being active has to your happiness and health so it seemed such a wonderful fit when I...

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Feb
8

The Daily Edition: Unstoppable Aussie athlete

Unstoppable Aussie athlete The Daily Edition Published February 7th, 3:09 pm   The Daily Edition team meet an inspiring woman who hasn't let vision impairment stop her from achieving her dreams.   To WATCH Jess' appearance on Channel 7's The Daily Edition please click the link...

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Feb
3

INKLINE Go-getter feature

Jessica Gallagher is a multi-skilled Paralympic athlete and the first Australian to have won medals in both Summer and Winter games. by Julia Migné Originally published: http://jessgallaghercom.icmsdemo.com/icms/admin/index.php?mod=blogs#cont_blog_content   Jessica has always been sporty; habitually playing netball and basketball since she was young. However, at 17, she...

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Jan
26

Paralympian Jess Gallagher on Australia Day

The cyclist and skier writes about Oz’s sporting obsession - by Jess Gallagher   While Australia Day means different things to different people, and we may mark the day differently, I love that on our national day, we see people from all walks of life coming together as individuals, families and communities under our national identity as Aussies. And I believe sport is one ...

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Jan
25

2017 Australian team for UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships named

25 Jan 2017 , by Cycling Australia   Cycling Australia is pleased to announce an 11-rider team for the 2017 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships to be held in Los Angeles from 2-5 March 2017. Reigning Paralympic champion David Nicholas (QLD) headlines a team which features a host of Australia's heroes from the Rio Games including five medallists. Nicholas, who...

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Jan
4

Jess inspires #RMITGrad2016

  When I was an RMIT student I missed both my Bachelor and Master's degree graduations from being overseas ski racing so it was an absolute privilage to be invited along to the 2016 RMIT Graduation as an alumni. My RMIT family have been just as supportive to me as an alumni as when I was a student and this year they wanted to recognise their Paralympic and Olympic athletes at the...

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Dec
28

Maribyrnong Inclusive Recognition Awards

  Each year to celebrate International Day for People with a Disability the Maribyrnong City Council hold the MIRA awards, recognising those in our local community who have made a difference for people with a disabilities in areas as diverse as arts, business, volunteering, youth, sports and recreation fields. They acknowledge individuals, clubs, groups, businesses and not-for-profit...

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Dec
20

#ParaTrackNats Gallagher & Janssen sport rainbows to win Nationals gold

Records fly on day two at Para Track Nationals 16 Dec 2016 , by Cycling Australia   An All Comers record to reigning world champions Jessica Gallagher (VIC) and Pilot Madison Janssen (QLD) and a national record to teenager Allan Gordon (NSW) highlighted the final day of action at the 2017 Cycling Australia Para-Cycling Track National Championships at Melbourne’s...

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Oct
19

VOTE FOR JESS!

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 Australia Subaru People's Choice Award! It's been a fantastic first year on the Aussie Cycling team for me and I'm excited to be nominated alongside some incredible athletes. If you have a few...

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