Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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Jun
7

Australian Paralympic Team Rio uniform launch

It’s hard not to be excited when it comes to putting on the green and gold uniform and today was one of those exciting times in the build up- the official reveal of the Rio Paralympic uniform. It’s always a whirlwind of a day and having been involved in the London 2012 uniform launch I knew it was going to be a long but fun day! A 4am alarm for my flight to Sydney, hair and...

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Jun
2

A women for all seasons

Geelong athlete Jess Gallagher will compete in Rio (Picture: Wayne Ludbey) GEELONG Paralympic star Jess Gallagher’s dreams of winning medals at summer and winter games took a big step forward with selection in the Australian cycling team. Gallagher, who has already won bronze in the slalom and giant slalom at the winter Paralympics, will wear green and gold in the 1km time...

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May
30

The Road To Rio has begun!

It is with great excitement that I can now share the news that I, alongside my pilot Maddie Janssen have been named in the Australian Paralympic Cycling Team for the 2016 Rio Paralympics!   It has been a fantastic few days as we joined with fellow teammates, the Australian Paralympic Committee, Cycling Australia and guests at the Cycling Australia High Performance Unit in Adelaide to...

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May
15

Unfinished businesss- Jessica Gallagher wants that summer Paralympic medal

Unfinished business: Jessica Gallagher wants that summer Paralympic medal By: Rachel de Bear Source: SBS...

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Apr
24

VIDEO: Watch Jess & Maddi race to gold!

Here it is! The UCI Para-Cycling World Championship GOLD medal womens tandem match sprint Australia vs Great Britain. 6 laps per sprint. Best of 3. Winner takes the RAINBW JERSEY! Footage is followed by the World Championship medal ceremony. Special memories. Enjoy!...

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Mar
28

WORLD CHAMPIONS & NEW WORLD RECORD HOLDERS!

Skier Jessica Gallagher, pilot Madison Janssen win cycling gold and world title The Daily Telegraph Amanda Lulham, March 21 2016   JUST 24 hours after her first world cycling medal, former Winter Olympian Jessica Gallagher and pilot Madison Janssen have combined for a shock gold and world record at the Para-Cycling world championships in Italy.     The...

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Mar
24

Jessica Gallagher’s switch from skiing to cycling reaps bronze medal

Jessica Gallagher’s switch from skiing to cycling reaps bronze medal The Daily Telegraph Amanda Lulahm, March 20 2016     SHE won an historic medal for Australia in alpine skiing, is a world medallist in track and field and now at her first ever world track cycling championships Jessica Gallagher has ridden off with a medal. Arguably Australia’s most...

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Mar
1

Vision 2020 Australia Q&A with global ambassador & director Jessica Gallagher

One of my joys outside of sport is giving back to help others in particular those with vision loss. As a Board Director & global ambassador for Vision 2020 Australia I am privilaged to play a small part in helping the millions upon millions of people living with avoidable blindess/ low vision- did you know EIGHTY PRECENT of blindness is AVOIDABLE! This is something we can fix! The photos ...

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Jan
22

The Cusp- 20 Young Australians On The Cusp Of Greatness

  It is a huge honour to be included in this fantastic article on young Aussie's doing some incredible things in their lives. Below is an excerpt from The Cusp's article. Please be sure to click on the link at the bottom to read about the fascinating things everyone else is up to (just way too long to add it all in this one little blog!) - Meet the young Aussies making an...

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Jan
12

World Championships bound... as a track cyclist!

It is incredibly exciting to share the news that along with my pilot Maddi we have officially been selected for the Australian Para-Cycling team bound for the UCI World Championships to be held in Italy this March 17-20. Having decided to take up cycling for the first time in September 2014, it has been a fantastic journey and one that has been enjoyable every minute. Along the way I have been ...

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