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Amy Williams

Olympic Gold Medallist - Skeleton Racer

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Amy is an English former skeleton racer and Olympic gold medallist.

Originally a runner, she began training in skeleton after trying the sport on a push-start track at the University of Bath. Although unable to qualify for the 2006 Winter Olympics, she was a member of her nation's team four years later at the 2010 Games, and won a gold medal, becoming the first British individual gold medallist at a Winter Olympics for 30 years.

Goal Setting & Focus;
Drive;
Relentless Determination;
Pressure to Perform

"The Opening Ceremony went very well and everyone loved Amy. She gave a very natural speech about her journey to the Olympics and brought her Gold Medal along for everyone to see. She was an instant hit with students and our visitors alike and gave of her time for endless photo calls with good grace"St Brendan's Sixth Form College

"Amy was a fantastic addition to our event. She held the stage well and captivated the audience with her inspirational and emotive speech. Her presentation was well delivered and very engaging. Amy was friendly, approachable and gave her time to network with our attendees after the event. We were extremely satisfied with her involvement and look forward to working with her in the future"Lloyds Banking Group

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UK : up to £7k

Europe : up to £7k

US : £7k to £15k

Asia/Middle East : £7k to £15k


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Amy offers a unique and hugely inspiring story detailing her rise from relative obscurity to National heroine following her Gold medal in Vancouver. Her friendly, girl-next-door attitude lends itself perfectly to the corporate market. Her delivery is composed, confident and brimming with vivacious enthusiasm.

Amy's story is unparalleled in terms of guiding audiences through the long and painstaking journey from skeleton novice to Olympic champion. She draws out detailed information on overcoming the extreme low of missing out on Olympic selection in 2006 and how this only served to spur her on, strive for perfection in training which subsequently transferred to performance on the track. From her close relationship with a support team comprised of physios, strength coaches and psychologists, to setting goals and focusing on an end result, Amy covers the lot.

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