As the world eagerly anticipates the next Olympic Games in Paris, sports fans are gearing up for an unforgettable event filled with incredible athleticism, determination, and passion.

With this being the third time that Paris will play host to the games (1900, 1924 and 2024), the city’s rich history, iconic landmarks, and vibrant culture will provide a spectacular backdrop for athletes from across the globe to showcase their talents and compete at the highest level.

With our roster of sporting speakers boasting countless former Olympic athletes and champions, we are poised to bring their unparalleled insight and inspiration to corporate audiences throughout the summer of 2024.

These legendary athletes conquered the Olympic stage and now take to a very different stage, to inspire and motivate audiences with their stories of triumph, perseverance, and dedication. Here are just a few whose stories I have found most engaging.

Michael Jonson

American Olympic Great

Michael’s record-breaking performances on the track have cemented his status as one of the greatest sprinters of all time, with 4 gold medals across three separate Olympic games including a 200 and 400m double in Atlanta 1996. Now a businessman and BBC athletics pundit, Michael also brings his unique perspective on determination and excellence to corporate audiences, where he shares the psychological and personal qualities needed to be a champion

View Michael Johnson’s full JLA speaker profile.

Jonathan Edwards CBE

World Record Triple Jumper

Renowned for his incredible achievements in the triple jump, Jonathan knows firsthand the importance of perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity. His journey to Olympic gold at Sydney 2000, serves as a testament to the power of belief and dedication, inspiring others to chase their dreams relentlessly. In his presentations, Jonathan describes the pressures of competition and the battle to live up to his and others’ expectations in the most important sporting contests on earth.

View Jonathan Edwards’ full JLA speaker profile.

Sir Chris Hoy MBE

Gold Medal-winning Track Cyclist

A cycling legend with six Olympic gold medals to his name, Chris embodies the spirit of endurance and commitment. His unwavering pursuit of excellence and his ability to overcome challenges resonate deeply with audiences, motivating them to push beyond their limits and strive for greatness. In a highly informative presentation, Chris shares his strategies for resilience amidst intense training and competition, emphasising the pursuit of marginal gains.

View Sir Chris Hoy’s full JLA speaker profile.

Nicola Adams OBE

Boxing Double-Gold Medalist

A trailblazer in women’s boxing and the first female Olympic boxing champion, Nicola exemplifies courage and determination. Her groundbreaking achievements have shattered stereotypes and paved the way for future generations of athletes, proving that anything is possible with hard work and determination. Now a widely celebrated figure, she candidly discusses personal and professional challenges, the empowering role of sports in overcoming obstacles, and the intense focus required when facing an opponent one-on-one.

View Nicola Adams’ full JLA speaker profile.

Dame Kelly Holmes

Double Olympic Gold Medallist

Kelly knows what it takes to achieve greatness against all odds when she captured the hearts of millions with her historic double gold medal triumph at the Athens Olympics in 2004, taking both the 800 and 1500m titles. Her journey through adversity to triumph on and off the track serves as a powerful reminder that with passion, perseverance, and resilience, anything is possible.

View Dame Kelly Holmes’ full JLA speaker profile.

Dame Laura Kenny

Five-time Olympic Gold Medalist

After being born with a collapsed lung and asthma, Britain’s most successful female Olympian, Laura’s impressive collection of Olympic gold medals, adds another dimension to our lineup. Her dominance at the velodrome and her unwavering commitment to excellence make her a compelling voice for aspiring athletes and sport fans alike. Now retired she is still a role model for women in and outside sports, and her story of perseverance and achievement resonates with audiences around the world.

View Dame Laura Kenny’s full JLA speaker profile.


Paris 2024 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of sport, and we can’t wait to witness the magic unfold on the world’s biggest stage. To book one of the above athletes or for more information on what Olympians and top sporting speakers can bring to your event, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us!

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