David Weir CBE

BRITISH PARALYMPIC WHEELCHAIR ATHLETE WHO WON A TOTAL OF SIX GOLD MEDALS AT THE 2008 AND 2012 PARALYMPIC GAMES, AND HAS WON THE LONDON MARATHON ON EIGHT OCCASIONS

David Weir CBE is a Paralympic trailblazerand household name after his successes across a multitude of Paralympic Games and London Marathons. The Olympic Speaker has achieved 6 Paralympic Gold’s, including 4 at the London Games.

Affectionately known as The Weirwolf David powered to victory at London in the 1500m, 5000m and 800m T54 events as well as the gruelling Marathon days later. A model professional who has proved to be an inspirational role model to everyone with or without a disability, he is motivated to keep creating and capitalising on the legacy left by the games; the creation of the Weir Archer Academy aims to increase participation within disability sport as well as to mentor and guide the next generation of Paralympians who’ll take over the mantel from Rio 2016 and onwards.

An Olympic Speaker with a reputation that precedes him, providing the ideal addition to any event or conference as an after dinner speaker;available to expand on a wide range of topics. David Weir is an exceptionally gifted athlete, and an exceptionally gifted sports speaker. Specialising in speaking about his life and the battles he has faced to reach the pinnacle of his sport David Weir is an inspirational individual, providing himself as a motivational speaker to fellow paraplegics. Showing that disability is no barrier to success, his intrinsic style is exceptional and admirable.

Most recently, David has competed in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 London Marathon. Continuing to display his undeniable strengths as a para-athlete, he managed to secure two winning titles followed by a position of fifth in 2019. He has also gone on to break the course record of the Great North Run in 2018 with a staggering time of 41:19. He currently holds British records in all tracks distances up to 5,000m, 10km on the road, half marathon and marathon. His efforts have not gone unrecognised as he was awarded CBE at the 2013 New Year Honours for his services to athletics.

Continuing to provide moments of sporting success for him and for the country, David Weir is certain to continue to succeed throughout the world of wheelchair racing. In a modern society where Paralympic sport is valued equally to abled body sports, he is becoming a household name and regular within media and speaker circles.

To book David Weir CBE as the sports speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, David is known to cover the following topics:

  • Olympic Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Sporting Success
  • Peak Performance
  • Drive & Determination
  • Motivation & Inspiration

“David was a delight to listen to and socialise with. His story is an inspiration and the way that he tells it is inspirational. David had time for everyone, was engaging and happy to sign autographs and be photographed with delegates from the moment he arrived to the moment he left. He is a brilliant talent and wonderful man”. – Mick, Parker Communications

“He’s been a massive influence – just as a team mate, he’s been there for me. He’s a fantastic guy, a great role model to look up to”
– Mickey Bushell

“Simply Inspiring”
– Usain Bolt