Dame Sarah Storey
Dame Sarah Storey
- Paralympics - Sport
- Expert on Leadership & Peak Performance
- Inclusion & Diversity Speaker
Dame Sarah Storey is the UK’s most versatile and successful Paralympian of the modern era having claimed 3 Gold medals in the 2016 Games in Rio to take her tally to 14 Gold, 8 Silver and 3 Bronze medals across an unprecedented 7 Paralympic Games.
As Great Britain’s first competitor to win medals at 7 consecutive Games, in 2 sports and across 11 different events, Dame Sarah Storey is without doubt an athlete of extraordinary quality and versatility.
In addition to her Paralympic success, Dame Sarah Storey has won 29 World Championship gold medals, 23 of which have come in Cycling.
Spanning so many disciplines has seen Dame Sarah Storey take on the best in the world in non-Para sport and with unrivalled results.
As a part of the Great Britain Team Pursuit team, Dame Sarah Storey assisted the team to qualify for the London Games by winning two World Cup titles and holding the then sea level world record. In 2010, her selection for the England team at the Delhi Commonwealth Games meant she was the first Para-cyclist to be selected to the non-Para team where she finished a credible 6th place in the 3000m Individual Pursuit.
Sarah has travelled the world as an ambassador for sport, was awarded the MBE in the 1998 New Years Honours List for her services to swimming for people with disabilities and then received an OBE in the 2009 New Years Honours List for her services to disabled sport. In 2013, as recognition for her longevity in Para-sport and incredible successes, Sarah was made a Dame in the New Year’s Honours list, giving her the official title of Dame Sarah Storey DBE.
In 2008 and 2014, Sarah was nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award and was also a nominee for the 2012, 2016 and 2021 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
As well as her successful resume, Sarah has battled chronic fatigue syndrome, bullies at school, an eating disorder, broken bones and blatant disability discrimination. She has also successfully completed a Sports Science Degree and has been a volunteer coach for over 20 years.
Sarah is an articulate and accomplished individual working alongside her sport as a successful and highly acclaimed public speaker. Her frank, honest and lively approach is always welcomed by her clients and she has the ability to adapt her style to suit audiences of all types, leaving them motivated and inspired to get on with the job.
Whether Dame Sarah is delivering a speech based around the characteristics needed to be successful, team work, handling change, adversity, illness or discrimination, she is able to deliver a speech that is right for each event.
If you are looking for a Teamwork, Motivational or Leadership Speaker, Dame Sarah Storey is the ideal choice. To book Dame Sarah Storey for your next event, please call Prime Performers on 020 3500 3331, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or complete an online booking form.