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Peter Walsh OAM

Two years ago Peter was awarded an OAM for services to sport via the airwaves of the ABC and for his contribution to charities like Prostate and the Glenn McGrath Foundation. Men’s Health is now Peter’s priority with his stories about his journey and ongoing battle, not leaving anyone second guessing.

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Peter Walsh OAM Travels from SA
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Peter Walsh OAM's Biography

Peter Walsh OAM has been a sports broadcaster at the ABC for 35 years with his expertise and passion being many and varied. Peter’s time with ABC Radio Sport has seen 35 years of the best sportsmen and sportswomen ply their trades in their playgrounds around the world.

 

Peter has covered over 1,200 Australian Rules Football games, Test Cricket in 5 different counties, Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and Paralympics Games and a host of National Grandstand Programs for 30 years.

 

He has called over 20 Sports and each one represents a different challenge however more recently Peter’s major focus is his own health. 4 years ago Peter was diagnosed with prostate cancer and he also suffers Bi Polar disorder which was diagnosed over 10 years ago and requires constant monitoring.

 

2 years ago Peter was awarded an OAM for services to sport via the airwaves of the ABC and for his contribution to charities like Prostate and the Glenn McGrath Foundation. Men’s Health is now Peter’s priority with his stories about his journey and ongoing battle, not leaving anyone second guessing.

 

Peter is not only an insightful and engaging keynote speaker on areas of men’s health and his experience in the sporting arena he is a popular master of ceremonies and awards host.

Speaking Topics Include

Bi Polar - Winning against the toughest opponent

My ongoing battle against prostate cancer

Men’s Health – the ball’s in your court. The importance of seeing your doctor and talking to your mates.

Sporting stories from inside the locker room to the commentary box

35 Years of Australian Sport