Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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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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Jan
9

Australian team for 2016 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships

Media Release, 8 Jan 2016 , by Cycling Australia   Cycling Australia is pleased to announce a 14-rider team for the 2016 Para-cycling Track World Championships to be held in Montichiari/ Italy from 17-20 March. The Championships provide one of the final chances for riders to impress ahead of the Rio Paralympics in September. The team features reigning world and...

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Dec
29

WISP Sports Podcast interview

WISP World is a great podcast focusing on women in sport from around the globe, they have podcasts on all the latest sporting news from the US, Canada, Brazil, NZ to name a few! I recently spoke with the Global Women’s Sports Network Beth Davis and Chris Stafford on my transition from skiing to cycling. It was great fun chatting with them about my career so far, the varying sports...

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Nov
18

Junket- The un-conference

In early November I found myself jumping on a plane to Canberra to attend an un-conference. I really wasn’t sure what I had signed up for but was incredibly intrigued… what exactly is an un-conference? Hosted by Junkee, it was defined as ‘200 of Australia’s best and brightest young minds’, taking over the entire QT Canberra to create ideas on how to shape...

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Oct
22

Off The Bike with Shane Kelly

A few months ago I caught up with Shane Kelly for a chat in his 'Off the Bike' series for Bike Exchange. We chat about well basically everything! My transition from skiing to cycling, how I ride a single bike as a vision impaired person, tandem track cycling in pursuit of the Rio Paralympics & a summer Paralympic medal & the incredible people & support I've found in the...

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Sep
29

Blind Faith

A few months ago I had the absolute pleasure of being asked to be involved in a short film by videographer/ photographer Dean Saffron. He wanted to show people what makes me tick and get out of bed each morning chasing my dreams. We had so much fun shooting this around Melbourne's inner west so please enjoy & feel free to share around...! Blind Faith - Legally blind Australian Dual...

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