Inspirational speaker Jonathan Edwards a British former triple jumper. He is an Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European champion and World Record holder. Following retirement Jonathan became a TV commentator and presenter. He is much in demand as a speaker and event host.
Triple jumper Jonathan made it into the record books in 2002 as one of only four athletes in the world who have held all four major titles (Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth) at one time.
Since his retirement from competition Jonathan has made successful transition into the media world as a commentator and lead presenter for Eurosport, BBC and Channel 4. for BBC TV. He a was elected President of Wenlock Olympian Society and was a member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games for the 2012 games. He is Chair of the Sports Advisory Group, having played a hugely significant role in London’s successful bid for the Olympics and is a member of the Athletes Advisory Group as an Official Ambassador.
As a speaker Jonathan shows audiences how his devotion to athletics and sheer hard work helped him to achieve Olympic gold. He inspires us to achieve our true potential both in our professional and private lives. He also relishes the opportunity to host and facilitate conferences.
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