Jess Gallagher Summer & Winter Paralympic Medallist

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May
16

The Olympic Channel: Gamebreakers

How Jessica Gallagher became Australia's first Para-Alpine Ski Queen! | Game Breakers   What an honour to be featured by The Olympic Channel in their ‘Game Breakers’ series focusing on my history making performance at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Paralympics when Eric and I became the first Australian women to win a winter Paralympic medal- fifty years after Australia won...

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Mar
30

Dual World Championship silver to Gallagher and Janssen

Double World Championship silver in Rio   The Australian Cycling Team has celebrated ten medals at the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships in Rio, fourth most by any nation behind Great Britain, Netherlands and China.  ​  ​ The Championships also offered the first vital opportunity for nations to grab valuable qualification points towards Tokyo 2020,...

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Mar
10

Jess inducted into Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2018

Victorian Honour Roll of Women 2018 What an incredible honour to be inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women for 2018. Alongside 19 other phenomenal women, their stories an backgrounds as varied and diverse as they come. My family and I were delighted to be able to attend a luncheon held in celebration of the inductees and what an incredibly inspiring event it was. An opportunity ...

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Dec
29

#GoldCoastgold interview with RadioTAB

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games edge closer and closer I recently spoke with Radio TAB for their 'Gold Coast Gold' segment. It was a really enjoyable chat with the guys who asked some unique questions! Great fun!   You can check it out right here: https://audioboom.com/posts/6559102-jessica-gallagher-jessgallagher86-19-12-2017   (Jess and Lara in action)

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Nov
18

Change The Game

Earlier this year I was fortunate to be selected in the 2017/2018 Change The Game program. Change the Game is a program developed through partnership with BlueScope Steel and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and it has been designed to build personal leadership capacity and expand mindsets beyond business and sport. Ten female athletes have been selected to join alongside ten...

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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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