Lisa Curry AO
Book Lisa Curry for speaking engagements & events.
She is a triple Olympian, Keynote Motivational speaker, Author of six health and fitness books, Personal trainer, Coach, Board member, TV presenter, Product ambassador, defibrillator recipient and mum.
Drawing on a lifetime of experiences, Lisa motivates and inspires audiences of all walks of life and ages, to totally live life with optimum wellbeing, passion, commitment and drive.
With a new on line Personal Training program and currently working on her 7th book, Lisa still finds time to train each day using simple, time efficient training methods to get the best results.
She has competed in three Olympic Games (Moscow in 1980, Los Angeles in 1984 and Barcelona in 1992); two World Championships (Berlin in 1978 and Ecuador in 1982); and three Commonwealth Games (Edmonton in 1978, Brisbane in 1982 and Auckland in 1990). Her competitive swimming career spans an awe-inspiring 23 years during which she collected 24 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at international competitions.
Lisa, a mother of three, was ranked in the top 25 swimmers in the world for the duration of her career since the age of 15.
For 23 years Lisa was the presenter for Uncle Tobys Muesli Bars, appearing in many television commercials promoting the product. This is the longest ever association between an athlete and a company. For ten years Lisa was also the spokesperson for Fernwood Fitness Centres – a national chain of women’s health clubs. For 4 years she was the face of P & O Cruises in Australia, and for 8 years the spokesperson (and user!) for 30 Plus, a women’s hormonal imbalance supplement.
Lisa is one of Australia’s most sought after speakers and carries out many speaking engagements and personal appearances both nationally and internationally, drawing on her vast experience as a Commonwealth Games and Olympic competitor for Australia. She also talks of her personal experiences as a coach, working mum, wife, author, public personality and a health and fitness advocate.
Lisa stresses the important role of physical and mental health and fitness for effective life management. She has an incredibly powerful and relevant message for everyone, based on her personal lessons of determination and motivation. Lisa talks about maintaining a balance in both personal and professional areas to help maximise achievements and increase productivity.
She has published six books on health and fitness with over 250,000 copies sold, including “Get Up & Go” which was a number one best selling sports book. Her book “Fit Kids” was launched in 2000 by the Prime Minister John Howard, and is still considered one of the most important books available today as it aims to help children and families by improving their health and fitness and tackle the obesity epidemic.
Lisa held the position of Chairman of the National Australia Day Council from 2000 and 2008. Appointed by Prime Minister John Howard, she was the first woman to be appointed to this prestigious position. The National Australia Day Council is the coordinating body for the Australian of the Year Awards and Australia Day celebrations across the nation. During this time, Lisa worked closely with the Prime Minister and the Governor General.
Her vision for her work is to reverse childhood and adult obesity and the prevalence of Heart Disease.
Healthy or unhealthy, fit or unfit, motivated or down in the dumps, Lisa’s message is for you
STRONGER HEALTHIER SMARTER
- Sporting career highlights and challenges.
- East German drug scandal.
- Challenges of changing from an individual sport to a team sport.
- Coaching and creating a super winning team.
- Inspirational videos.
- Importance of self-management and self-care.
- Goal setting. Exercise. Nutrition. Stress. Disease. Time management.
- Balance between work and family.
3 hr workshop
Workshop includes the above topics plus…
30min exercise session for all levels + 30min nutrition workshop.