One of Britain’s greatest-ever Olympians, Sir Steve Redgrave is a virtual speaker that requires no introduction. Now retired, Steve enjoyed an esteemed career of longevity and success as a rower, achieving history-making results at the Olympic Games and beyond. Backed by undeniable mental strength, drive and resilience, Steve uses his story to inspire others and instil such important qualities in his audiences as a speaker.
Winning five Olympic Gold medals at five consecutive Games is a feat achieved by only Steve in the history of endurance events. Making his Olympic debut at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, Steve won his first Gold in the Coxed Four event and went on replicate his success across Coxless Pair and Coxless Four at Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney. Maintain an elite level of performance over such a long-time frame placed Steve in the fourth in Britain’s most decorated Olympians list. Adding to his plethora of results, Steve also secured three Commonwealth Golds and was crowned the winner of nine World Championships, a testament to his ability to hone peak performance.
For his unrivalled success in the sport, Steve was named amongst the 100 Greatest Britons and his fifth Olympic Gold in Sydney was placed number 1 in the 100 Greatest Sporting Moments. An exemplary role model, Steve’s commitment to the industry has seen him awarded a Knighthood in 2001 for his services to rowing and in 2011 BBC Sports gave Steve the accolade of the Lifetime Achievement Award in honour of his remarkable career.
From carrying the Olympic torch to publishing five books on his life in sport, Steve has remained in the spotlight since retiring professionally. Most recently, Steve has transferred his inspiring talks on teamwork, motivation and a winning mindset, into equally engaging virtual presentations. Hear from a true sporting hero when you book Sir Steve Redgrave as your speaker.
Steve Redgrave is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:
“Tesco were delighted that Sir Steve Redgrave could make a unique contribution as a speaker at a recent launch. As our foremost Olympian he brings a reputation that is both inspiring and motivational. Sir Steve demonstrated a level of approachability and openness that helped make the event truly memorable.” – Tim, Tesco PLC
“Steve was fantastic! He went down an absolute storm – he was the highlight of the conference. His speech was very appropriate to the event and he stayed around and took photos with the attendees. He was a really nice guy and very easy to work with.” – Mars Inc