Lisa Curry AO is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most popular personalities, with a unique and powerful message about personal success, overcoming obstacles, discipline, determination, weight loss, regaining your health, and getting the best out of people.
Drawing on a lifetime of experiences, Lisa motivates and inspires audiences from all walks of life and ages, to live life with optimum wellbeing, passion, commitment and drive and is dedicated to assisting in the reversal of childhood and adult obesity and lowering the prevalence of Heart Disease.
Healthy or unhealthy, fit or unfit, motivated or down in the dumps, Lisa’s message is for you and she is a living example of what she teaches; living each day with happiness, passion and contentment.
She has achieved and learnt so much from being a triple Olympian, Keynote Motivational speaker, Best selling Author of six health and fitness books, Personal trainer, Coach, Board member, TV and Radio presenter, Product ambassador, defibrillator recipient and mum. With five Online Weight Loss and Fitness Programs and her new Hormonal Imbalance educational website, Lisa continues to work and speak to help motivate, inspire and educate people to help them realize their full potential.
Best known for her long and successful swimming career, she has competed in three Olympic Games, two World Championships and three Commonwealth Games and her competitive swimming career spanned an awe- inspiring 23 years and saw her ranked in the top 25 swimmers in the world every year she competed. She held the Australian and Commonwealth record in every stroke (except backstroke ) from 50 – 400mts, a feat no other Australian swimmer has ever achieved. She was also the first swimmer to represent Australia at Commonwealth and Olympic Games as a mother. At the age of 30 with 2 small children, Lisa swam the fastest ever at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and rate this as the highlight of her career.
Lisa returned to elite sport after a long break when she coached and competed with her outrigger team, the Riggeroos, to win four World Championships in the 72km Outrigger Canoe race in Hawaii becoming the first Australian team to do so in the history of the race.
She also was the first Australian ever to win the Hawaiin Molokai to Oahu 66km solo outrigger race.
For over 25 years, Lisa was a TV presenter and brand ambassador for several well known Australian companies travelling the country promoting a healthy lifestyle. Her 23 year association with Uncle Tobys is still one of the longest and memorable associations ever between a company and athlete.
As one of Australia’s most sought after speakers, she carries out many speaking engagements and personal appearances both nationally and internationally and talks of her success and challenges as an elite athlete as well as her personal experiences as a coach, working mum, wife, author, public personality and a health and fitness advocate.
Stressing the important role of physical and mental health and fitness for effective life management, Lisa talks about maintaining a balance in both personal and professional areas to help maximise achievements and increase productivity.
She has published six best selling books on health and fitness and now has 5 online weight loss and fitness programs.
Recently, she finished a 50 000km Roadtrip around Australia working in 100 regional towns running Bootcamps and workshops, speaking and working with preppie kids right through to those living in aged care.
Lisa held the position of Chairman of the National Australia Day Council from 2000 to 2008. Appointed by former Prime Minister John Howard, she was the first woman to ever hold this prestigious position.
Lisa has been awarded an MBE, and OAM for services to sport and community and an AO for lifting the values of what it means to be Australian through her role as Chairman of the National Australia Day Council.
Lisa has various presentations and can be a 20mins speech to a 3 hour workshop.