Brooke Hanson OLY OAM
Swimming star Brooke Hanson OLY OAM, an Olympic gold and silver medalist, remains one of Australia's most recognised Olympians. Brooke is a professional motivational keynote speaker and master of ceremonies both live and in the virtual space. She is also an inspirational mentor, television and radio presenter and a healthy active mother.
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Testimonials for Brooke Hanson OLY OAM
Brooke was fantastic, she was so friendly and everyone wanted to meet her and get photos with her and see her medals and she was so obliging. She was really lovely and down to earth, we would love to have Brooke at one of our events again.
Burdekin Shire Council
Brooke delivered a powerful, emotional personal story that gave our teams some very tangible takeaways for how to deal with their day-to-day work challenges. The feedback from the teams was unanimously positive and Brooke was able to relate directly to our industry in a very personal way.
Chief Executive Officer NRMA Parks & Resorts
Brooke’s speech in one word; powerful. Very powerful! Thank you Brooke so authentic and from the heart.
Chairman, Advisory Board Orbitz Elevators
Thank you so much Brooke for your keynote presentation. The feedback we’ve had has been absolutely outstanding and there was so much emotion in the room afterwards. My heart is so full after listening to your story, so thank you again for making time for us.
Events & Partnerships Executive Queensland Rugby Football League Limited
Brooke gave a talk on her journey of courage and determination, the years of hard work and dedication to her sport and the success that followed. The feedback from the attendees at the conference was incredible, they walked away inspired and energised. I can definitely recommend Brooke for your next corporate function or team development day.
Managing Director QLD & NSW SIRF Roundtables
I had the pleasure of attending an event where you were the guest keynote speaker, listening to your presentation which was brilliant. The story itself was simply breathtaking – but your energy and honesty in delivery takes it to another level.
Renita M Garard OAM
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Brooke Hanson OLY OAM's Biography
Swimming star Brooke Hanson OLY OAM, an Olympic gold and silver medallist, remains one of Australia's most recognised Olympians.
Brooke is a professional motivational keynote speaker and master of ceremonies both live and in the virtual space. She is also an inspirational mentor, television and radio presenter and a healthy active mother.
Her bubbly personality, authentic delivery and natural stage presence has been pleasantly received at the hundreds of events Brooke speaks at and hosts each year.
Brooke has become a source of inspiration to many people through her story of resilience, determination and her positive outlook after much heartache is motivating.
Despite everything that Brooke has faced she has dedicated her speaking career to helping individuals and businesses achieve personal and team greatness. Her extraordinary personal journey makes audiences smile, laugh, cry and leaves individuals inspired to live a purpose driven life.
Brooke has continued to manage to find happiness and face every difficulty with a smile and loves nothing more than to share her inspirational story with everyone she meets.
The life lessons, compassion and growth she has learnt through her experiences gives Brooke an opportunity to share her story and the tools she has gained that have resulted with successful outcomes.
Brooke’s focus is on resilience, adversity, success, balance, motivation, happiness and well-being. She shares how to embrace what’s important through passion, purpose, love, leadership and finding internal strength to persevere in the face of your biggest challenges.
Brooke tailors her presentation around each of her client’s values and themes!
Brooke dedicates her time to her passions and aligns with charities close to her heart such as Life’s Little Treasures Foundation which helps families of babies born premature or sick. Her autobiography was released in 2009 and the profits from her continued personal sales go to this wonderful charity making a huge difference to Australian families.
Engage Brooke for your next event as an inspirational speaker, a master of ceremonies as well as motivational speaker for your next conference. She is also a work safety speaker a health and wellness speaker and team building leader.
Brooke made her debut for the Australian Swimming Team at the 1994 Commonwealth Games before going on to represent Australia over 25 times at major international championships.
In 2004 Brooke fulfilled a childhood dream, when after missing two Olympic teams in 1996 and 2000, she won Olympic gold and silver medals in Athens.
She created history at the 2004 World Short Course Championships where she won a record six gold medals – five individual and the 4x100m medley relay in world record time.
After studying journalism, the talented swimmer released her autobiography "When Silver Is Gold" The Brooke Hanson Story and she loves nothing more than to share her inspirational story with everyone she meets.
Brooke dedicates her time to her passions and aligns with charities close to her heart such as Life’s Little Treasures Foundation which helps families of babies born premature or sick.
Her television presenting on the TV Week Logie winning show "What's Good for You" earned her a Logie nomination for Best New Female Talent.
She loved her role on Nine Network’s ‘Discover Downunder’ exploring the best camping and caravanning holiday destinations around Australia throughout 5 seasons and continues to enjoy the outdoors and camping including filming adventures with her family which included Seven Network’s ‘My Road To Adventure 2020’.
The Olympic champion continues to enjoy a successful career for herself as a television personality, product ambassador and balances her blooming professional media career with; motherhood, appearances, hosting, motivational speaking, charity events, swim clinics and her commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for all Australians.
Brooke adds another dimension to in person and online corporate conferences as a host, keynote speaker, motivator, trainer team building leader, her smile and bubbly personality is contagious.
Brooke is an experienced MC, hosting award ceremonies, black tie balls, breakfasts, anniversary dinners, presentation nights, fundraisers, launches and publicity events.
Some of the businesses Brooke has had the honour to MC and deliver the keynote speeches at their events, awards nights, conferences, launches and gala dinners include; Daimler Trucks and Buses, Optus, Ramsay Health, Australian Olympic Committee, City Venue Management, Spar Australia Limited, Gold Coast Suns, The Star Gold Coast, Belgravia Leisure, Transplant Games, Austswim, Australian University Sport, Gold Coast 2018 Organising Committee, Speedo, Commonwealth Games Association, ASCTA, Triathlon Australia, Surfers Paradise Demons, Surf Life Saving Australia, Belgravia Foundation, Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club Women on Sand, Cancer Council.
Speaking Topics Include
When Silver Is Gold the Olympic Dream
The importance of ‘the journey’ and my journey to Olympic glory
Leadership - The parallels between sport and business
Where there’s a Will there’s a WAVE
Team culture, building and being a part of a winning team and the importance of representing a brand
Motivation, perseverance, work life balance, taking on competitors and getting the best out of yourself to achieve your goals and build your career
Dealing with setbacks, overcoming hurdles
Loss, Grief and how to best move forward
Striving for Excellence whilst Striving for Balance
Loss, Grief and moving forward
Strong Women don’t need muscles
Mental Health and Living Your Best Life
Mother Motivation when dealing with the Mayhem
Work Health and Safety, leadership and media training workshops
Motivational Health and Wellbeing and confronting your comfort zone
Loss, Grief and moving forward
MC and Keynote - Brooke can combine her skills as an MC and keynote presenter for conferences, awards nights, dinners, events. When there is a need for both roles, Brooke can do both and fit it in with any timeline.