Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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Jul
29

#2XUJessGallagher: The Story Behind The Design

At the 2010 Vancouver Winter Paralympics when I won my first Paralympic medal I also had the privilage of meeting the designer of the medal. I remember sitting there listening in awe of her stories and the detail behind how the medals came about. I was the first athlete she had met with one of her medals and it's safe to say we were both crying at how beautiful the moment together was. It...

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Jul
15

Jess Gallagher's custom 2XU kit release!

Wow … how exciting is this! I’m really excited to share with everyone that I’ve been working away on a special project with my sponsor 2XU!   Introducing my... 2XU  limited edition Jess Gallagher cycling range!   What an incredible journey this has been! When I was asked by 2XU if I wanted to create a custom cycling kit I loved the idea and then...

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Jul
2

13CABS on board Jess' Road To Rio!

13CABS on board Jess' Road To Rio! One of the hardest parts of being a vision impaired person is that I am not allowed to drive and in today'’s busy world it means I rely on family, friends and public transport to help me get around. It also means I have to be incredibly organised in my time management because the reality is getting from point A to point B takes that much longer...

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Jun
23

Everyday Health

Everyday Health TV Jess recently caught up with Channel Ten's Everyday Health to chat about compression and recovery and why they are so important, not only in elite sport but everyday life. To WATCH Jess' interview please click the link below. Jess appeared on episode 3, Wednesday June 22...

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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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